world scourge

world scourge

schistosomiasis.
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And though the Jesuits did play a role in popularizing the indigenous fever-treatment during the 17th century, it's not entirely clear who first stumbled across this New World remedy for the Old World scourge of malaria.
Last August, the campaign against a world scourge that kills or maims 2, 000 people a month lost a key ally with the death of Princess Diana.
If it proves effective against Third World scourges such as malaria and leishmaniasis, pressures to develop and deliver it to the Word Health Organization will mount.
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