Can Maggots Live in the Human Body?


Maggots, larvae of a fly, can live in the human body. Some fly species like the Tumbu or putsi fly in Africa, lay their eggs on dirty or damp clothes hung to dry outside. The larvae later hatch and invade region of skin in direct contact with the clothes.
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