5 Things You Need to Know about Buruli Ulcer

In the quest to ignite conversations on Neglected Tropical Diseases, commonly known as NTDs; Buruli ulcer will be the disease of focus this week. What is Buruli ulcer? Where is it found? How does it affect people around the world? To answer these questions here are the 5 things you need to know.

Do you know anyone who has been affected by Buruli ulcer? Please share your experiences and continue the conversation.

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Published by People, Pandemics and Epidemics (PPE)

Billions around the world are affected by diseases in one way or the other, be it directly or indirectly. Both communicable and non- communicable diseases affect communities worldwide. Communicable (infectious) diseases have been associated with the environment, socioeconomic status, geographical location and access to healthcare. With various disease outbreaks affecting many parts of the world and millions of people being affected, the year 2020 has ushered in another level of an outbreak, the COVID-19 Pandemic. The disease started as an outbreak in one part of a country, soon spread to other countries and continents becoming a pandemic. People, Pandemics and Epidemics will discuss the various infectious disease outbreaks, the solutions to fighting these outbreaks, and what has been achieved so far.

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