Being infected by parasites sounds like something that happens to other people in faraway places. However, parasites that infect humans are far more common than you might think. A lot of them have no symptoms, either, so people can go years without knowing they are infected.
Possibly up to 60 percent of the world’s population has at least one parasite in them right now. That’s right, there’s better than a 50/50 chance that you have one right now. Here is a list of ten of the most common asymptomatic parasites that could be nearer than you might think.