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Why are some inherited diseases more prevalent in particular populations of people from se asia?
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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine
In brief: Small social groups
Each group around the world has inherited diseases.
The particular disease vary by location. This is primarily a function of social groups; you tend to marry and have children with people who live near you. Some inherited diseases may help you survive certain local illnesses better(ex malaria/sickle trait). This will make the particular inherited disease more common in those areas.

In brief: Small social groups
Each group around the world has inherited diseases.
The particular disease vary by location. This is primarily a function of social groups; you tend to marry and have children with people who live near you. Some inherited diseases may help you survive certain local illnesses better(ex malaria/sickle trait). This will make the particular inherited disease more common in those areas.
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