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Preserve Habitat, Preserve Health

The recent rise of Buruli Ulcer in Australia is our fault.

Photo by Steve Franklin on Unsplash

The headlines were dramatic. A new flesh-eating disease spread through the Melbourne suburbs and well beyond, disfiguring victims slowly and painfully. The culprit? Buruli ulcer, Mycobacterium ulcerans, a frightening disease that has been with humans for generations and maims thousands annually.

What is it?

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Jimmy Candou

Jimmy Candou

A writer living in the PNW who just wants to tend to his garden.