Buruli ulcer: promising drug for a forgotten disease

NOURAN AMIN | December 23, 2018

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One of the most forgotten and neglected diseases is Buruli ulcer, a debilitating and stigmatized condition affecting primarily children in West and Central Africa. Buruli ulcer is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium ulcerans and results in devastating skin lesions leading to permanent disfigurement and long-term disabilities.

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