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In October 1971, a six-year-old girl with severe dysentery from poor nutrition and contaminated water was brought to a community health center in Jackson, Mississippi.
At the least, the air would have been less toxic, and there might have been lower mortality rates from scurvy, dysentery and typhus.
The documentary argues that the Japanese navy thought that Earhart and Noonan were U.S. spies, eventually imprisoning them on the island of Saipan to await deaths either by execution or dysentery.
Certain cynics dismissed the results as the inevitable consequence of the dysentery that plagued Hugh in his final days, but others claimed it a miracle.
On his travels across the world he has been struck down with dysentery.
When inserted in contaminated water, Medentech’s Aquatabs kill the microorganisms that cause cholera, typhoid, and dysentery within 30 minutes.
Or the 10-day spell of dysentery that confined T.E. Lawrence to a tent.
Imagine if one of the world’s most famous rivers could naturally provide a non-antibiotic treatment for, among other things, tuberculosis, typhoid, pneumonia, cholera, dysentery, and meningitis.
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