British woman returns home from Peru with flesh-eating bugs in her ear

Posted on July 16, 2013 • Filed under: Peru, Tourist Injured, Travel Health

The BBC reports that a woman has spoken of the moment doctors discovered flesh-eating maggots in her ear after a trip to Peru. Rochelle Harris, from Derby, was on holiday with her boyfriend James earlier this year when she walked through a swarm of flies. During the flight home the 27-year-old developed a severe headache, shooting pain in her face and noticed “scratching noises” in her head. Read article

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