Excerpts from this story referencing "epidemics":
"… continents and posing a lethal puzzle worthy of Sherlock Holmes.The three epidemics have crucial threads in common. The victims are relatively young and mostl …"
"… nd toxic poisoning.Other common links offer clues to a possible cause. The epidemics affect sharply defined geographic areas that are stunningly fertile and sw …"
"… posure.”In a sense, researchers are waging a race against three parallel epidemics occurring across multiple continents. Yet the search for clues was slow to …"
"… toll. And separate groups of researchers — each chasing clues to kidney epidemics across the globe — have not fully explored whether they are linked toget …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Uddanam":
"… imbing coconut palms to tap into the trunks for wine. The region’s name, Uddanam, comes from a word in Sanskrit that means “Beautiful Garden” or “Par …"
"… rom a word in Sanskrit that means “Beautiful Garden” or “Paradise.”Uddanam’s rich terrain seems an unlikely place for the mysterious strain of illn …"
"… te of chronic kidney deaths among the community’s husbands, residents of Uddanam say they now have trouble getting married at all.“Other people, they don …"
"… Varaka. “They are not giving any bride or bridegroom to this area, this Uddanam area.”Uddanam’s victims have much in common with those of the unexplai …"