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LD50:
A dose of a substance which kills 50 % of those infected.

 

Lassa fever:
An acute, often fatal, viral disease characterized by high fever, ulcers of the mucous membranes, headaches, and disturbances of the gastrointestinal system.


LRA:
See: Lord’s Resistance Army, based in Uganda.


Lord’s Resistance Army:
A rebel group and heterodox Christian organization thta is operational in northern Uganda, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Central African Republic. Led by Joseph Kony, a self-declared prophet has a nebulous agenda, which most experts believe it simply the cult of personality of Kony.



 

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