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From Insects or Animals

Many types of infections associated with animals and insects can affect children. When they occur, they need a pediatrician's attention.

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Tapeworms require human hosts to live out their life cycles and affect people through contact with contaminated human feces found in soil, fresh water, or food. Children can develop these diseases by eating raw or undercooked meat from animals or fish that are infected with tapeworms.