Meet the Worm Dr. Oz Calls the Mother of All Parasites

Aired on 05/21/2007 | CC tv-pg
It can grow to 30 feet in length and live inside of you for 20 years. In 2007, Dr. Oz introduced a disgusted Oprah Show audience to the longest parasite in the world. Watch as America's favorite physician unveils the bloodsucking creature he playfully refers to as "wormzilla." Plus, learn how another type of parasite may have been the real reason the South lost the Civil War.

Original airdate: May 9, 2007