About the film
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Accidental Host : The Story of Rat Lungworm Disease
Release Date: November 17, 2022
|Director||:||James W. O’Keeffe|
|Producers||:||Dr. Claire Panosian Dunavan|
From an infant who wound up in the ICU to a surfer who had to relearn to walk and talk after the parasite crept into his nervous system, the documentary gives an eye-opening look into the potentially catastrophic consequences of Rat Lungworm disease shared through several accounts from Hawaiʻi residents on their battles with the parasite.