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.
Unemployment is now not just a Third World scourge, but a permanent feature of the industrialized world.
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