Experts: ‘Married Man Madness’ Disease Threatens Africa
A scientific conference held in Tunisia last week revealed the emergence of a new disease called “Mad Married Man Disease”. The disease constitutes a health hazard to the black continent and has so far led to the death of eight people and is threatening more, experts said.
The Tunisian newspaper Al Nasr cited British scientist, Dr. Henry Wilkinson from the European Research Laboratory as saying that the mad married man disease is a type of madness, which affect married men only. The disease symptoms are mild at the onset and include headache and fever which misleads the patients into thinking that they are only suffering from a common cold.
The British scientist added that within seven weeks, symptoms become more serious and include vomiting, eye movement confusion, depression, loss of consciousness, stomachache, walking imbalance, lack of desire to talk, hair falling and hearing impairment. These symptoms may continue for three months or more and affect the immunity system of the patient making it unable to resist some infectious organisms.
The report did not mention the cause of the disease or whether it has affected other area -- Albawaba.com