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- noun pathology
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He concluded that tuberculosis did not kill Bolívar in 1830; chronic arsenicosis did.
Because of this, millions may die of cancer or "arsenicosis."
But with up to 140 million people around the world being slowly "poisoned" by unsafe levels of arsenic, it should. 6 million people in West Bengal, India, and up t0 77 million people in Bangladesh - a country with a population of 160 million, are at risk of serious illness, if not premature death, as a consequence of arsenic poisoning or "arsenicosis."
Bangladesh confused the skin lesions caused by arsenicosis with leprosy.
The skin lesions caused by arsenicosis are just the first sign of many possibly fatal health problems.
"Health workers can disseminate this message, while the government will continue to invest in screening and treatment of arsenicosis patients in affected districts."
Bolívar's contemporaries, the "mad" British King George III, may also have died from arsenicosis.)