Clinical findings in three cases of zombification

  title={Clinical findings in three cases of zombification},
  author={R. Littlewood and Chavannes Douyon},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • R. Littlewood, Chavannes Douyon
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • 1The current United Nations intervention has again focused attention on a phenomenon regarded as exotic and improbable by the media, yet one which is taken by most Haitians as empirically verifiable. Along with the related religious practice of vodu, it has been implausibly related by US physicians to the current epidemic of AIDS in Haiti. 2 Haitian medical practitioners regard zombification as the consequence of poisoning; the clergy as the product of sorcery. Zombis are frequently recognised… CONTINUE READING
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