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Old 08-06-2013, 11:25 PM   #204 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jamescollister
HP are you saying that malaria is the cause of the disease over time, lots of malatria over this way and little SCE.
SE Asia has a very high level of Thalasemia. Close to 40%. For exactly the same reason sub-saharan Africa has, it confers some resistance to malaria. That's why Thai hospitals insist that pregnant women and their partners take blood tests for Thalasemia.

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