The Disease of the Living Dead


A disease called Yaws can actually make people look like zombies. The disease causes painful, oozing sores the face, legs, arms, and feet. The painful wounds on the bottoms of the feet sometimes cause a sufferer to walk in a slow, zombie-like shuffle.

Hamilton, Sue L. 2007. Zombies (The World of Horror). Edino, MN: ABDO Publishing Company.

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