Woman dies af­ter eat­ing cen­tipedes

China Daily (USA) - - CHINA -

A woman in her 50s ate more than 10 cen­tipedes as a folk pre­scrip­tion to treat hem­or­rhoids and later died of he­patic and re­nal fail­ure in­Harbin. The woman, sur­named Li, ate the cen­tipedes over two days with­out con­sult­ing a doc­tor. She later showed symp­toms in­clud­ing nau­sea and di­min­ished strength. She was taken to a hos­pi­tal, but later died.

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