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Untold Stories

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Mycetoma, the winner of the 2015 Untold Stories contest, is an affliction of the very poor. The flesh-eating, bone-destroying disease has spread misery for centuries, yet its prevalence and etiology remain largely unknown. That could change, however, now that the World Health Assembly passed a resolution to add mycetoma to the official list of 17 neglected diseases—a move that could lead to greater awareness and more research support.

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