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Ramadoss Declares India Yaws Free

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Anbumani Ramadoss today officially declared that India was free of the Yaws disease.// The highly contagious disease was prevalent among tribals living in unhygienic conditions. "India has finally eliminated yaws. Last year it was leprosy and this year ...

Emory study of syphilis bacteria yields valuable diagnostic tool

...venereal syphilis and the non-venereal diseases of yaws and bejel, which are transmitted through skin-to-s... Africa have reported difficulty in distinguishing yaws from syphilis in children, leaving open the questi...ther congenitally or through sexual abuse. "As yaws eradication efforts near their goal, and case diag...

Columbus Carried Syphilis From New World to Europe, Study Suggests

...and are most closely related to strains that cause yaws in South America. But in a twist, the study results also suggested that yaws first appeared not in the New World but in the Old...ce, she said, the theory goes something like this: yaws appeared in Africa and eventually made its way to ...

WHO Urges Higher Priority for Neglected Diseases

...berculosis — the three diseases that kill the most people globally. "Other communicable diseases, including leprosy, filariasis, leishmaniasis and yaws are not the headline news, nor are they 'global' in nature," Narain told SciDev.Net. He said the WHO is advocating for increased attention and r...

Yaws Disease - Making a Comeback After 50 Years

...that cause syphilis but can be treated with a single dose of penicillin. The global health body said it had assembled experts from countries where yaws is endemic in Geneva this week to consider whether to revive the global program of 50 years ago so as to "eradicate this disease once and for all." ...

Concerted Effort Imperative For Elimination Of Tropical Diseases: WHO

...), visceral leishmaniasis (kala azar), soil transmitted helminths (STH) and yaws (contagious non-venereal infection) - as priority diseases, which are amena...on also accounts for a high rate of STH infections and three countries have yaws endemic areas - India, Indonesia and Timor Leste. India has the highest dis...
Yaws in Medical Dictionary

Yaws

Yaws also Pétasse tropica, thymosis, polypapilloma tropicum, pian or parangi) is a tropical infection of the skin, bones and joints caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema pallidum pertenue. Other treponemal diseases are... Get the facts on the bacterial disease yaws causes (...

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... bacteria Treponema ... Other illnesses such as yaws and pinta may also result in positive FTA - ABS ...ction with syphilis. ... Other illnesses such as yaws and pinta may also result in positive FTA - ABS ... bacteria Treponema ... Other illnesses such as yaws and pinta may also result in positive FTA - ABS ...
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