Unknown Disease – Senegal

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An unknown dermatological disease has been affecting fishermen in Thiaroye, Senegal.

The origin of disease is unknown. Symptoms include small pimples on the body as well as pus coming from the fingernails.

More than 80 fishermen have been affected by this disease.

Samples have been collected to try to identify where the disease is coming from.

Photo: Artist rendering of a pathogen.

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