Trichinosis

Description

Illness from eating meat that is infected with the worm
Cause

Trichinella worm in raw or undercooked meat
Symptoms
Diarrhea, sudden edema of the upper eyelids, photophobia, muscle soreness and pain, skin lesions, thirst, sweating chills, weakness
Treatment

Seek medical attention from a physician
Prevention

Avoid eating raw and poorly cooked meat
Bury dead carcasses
Keep animals from eating carcasses that could be contaminated