Yaws

@article{Mitj2013Yaws,
  title={Yaws},
  author={Oriol Mitj{\`a} and Kingsley Bampoe Asiedu and David C. W. Mabey},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2013},
  volume={381},
  pages={763-773}
}

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