Bizarre tropical diseases you've probably never heard of

What are they, and where in the world are they prevalent?

Stars Insider

11/05/23 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Medical

There are numerous diseases prevalent in or unique to the world's tropical and subtropical regions. And no wonder! These warm, humid areas of the globe are breeding grounds for some of the deadliest viruses and bacteria found on the planet. And there are millions of bugs, critters, and animals out there just waiting to spread all sorts of maladies and disorders onto unsuspecting humans. But how many tropical diseases are you aware of, and would you recognize their symptoms?

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