Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 24th, 2004
Worms oozing out of people's feet; two kinds of flies whose bites cause death in bizarre ways; a baffling syndrome that throws children into seizures and retards their development before it ultimately kills them.
While some of these devastating diseases can be found scattered around the world's poorest places, it is only in southern Sudan that they are all seen together in one country at the same time.
"This really is the forgotten front line when it comes to health," said...
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