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Couple warns others to not walk barefoot on beach after contracting parasite

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A Canadian couple contracted hookworm parasites in feet after walking on Dominican Republic beach.

There's a new warning about walking on the beach without any shoes.

A Canadian couple said they contracted hookworm parasites during a trip to the Dominican Republic.

The pair noticed their feet were itchy when they got home from their trip this month and went to the doctor.

The couple believes they got the parasites while walking barefoot on the beach.

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