How Eating Camel Dung Saved Lives

How Eating Camel Dung Saved Lives

Back in the day, bacterial diseases like dysentery were super deadly, but the nomadic people in northern Africa had long known about an effective, if hard to swallow, cure.

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World War II in Africa
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bacillus_subtilis_Gram_stain.jpg
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