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Diphtheria Comes Back To Haunt Yemen And Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh : Goats and Soda : NPR

In the first century, a doctor called Aretaeus of Cappadocia described the rotting smell of “Egyptian ulcers.” Ancient Chinese medical literature mentions a disease called“children-killing carbuncle.” In 17th century Spain there were references to an illness known as “the strangler.” They were talking about diphtheria, a highly infectious respiratory disease that colonizes a …

Rohingya Muslims are being wiped off Myanmar’s map

Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over recently from Myanmar into Bangladesh, stand in a queue to receive food being distributed near Balukhali refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a …