ORIGINAL AIRDATE: October 21st, 1991—
A kidnapped friend of MacGyver’s is transformed into a zombie by a local voodoo gang.
MISSION: MacGyver takes a crash course in zombies from Mama Lorraine to save a friend who has been abducted and zombified to scare people into believing an evil offshoot of voodoo.
This week’s highlights include:
Toxoplasma gondii (Disease)
Toxoplasma gondii is an obligate intracellular, parasitic protozoan that causes the disease toxoplasmosis. Found worldwide, T. gondii is capable of infecting virtually all warm-blooded animals, but felids such as domestic cats are the only known definitive hosts in which the parasite can undergo sexual reproduction.
Check out the article on wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toxoplasma_gondii.