Vietnam: Pork tapeworm outbreak affects hundreds of children in Bac Ninh

Vietnam: Pork tapeworm outbreak affects hundreds of children in Bac Ninh

An outbreak of the pork tapeworm, _Taenia solium_, has affected at least 209 children from Thanh Khuong Commune in the northern province of Bac Ninh, according to local media. Since last week, thousands of parents have rushed to Hanoi with their kids after news broke out that 57 children of the Thanh Khuong Kindergarten in Thuan Thanh District have been found with tapeworm infections.

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