Transmission & Vectors
It might be that dust and sand hide the contagion which then travels on the corridor winds.
It trends to infect the population after periods of drought, leading its source to be linked to dry or drying earth. As a consequence, people try to escape to coastal or river settlements who still have sources of water.
- High fever
- Severe headache
- Black tongue
- Dark urine
- Severe abdominal and chest pain
- Head and neck nodules
- Nervous disorders
- Sandy pigmentation of the skin leaving a spotted pattern
- Profuse bleeding from the nose, eyes, and mouth
- Drinking warm liquids relieves the grainy feeling of swallowing sand.
- Wear damp cloth or rags over the orifices to lessen the chances of breathing in the dust.
- Regularly washing oneself of grime, dust and sweat reduces fear of it entering the body through the skin.
The techniques involving mold medicines became so vast and varied after centuries of refinement, hidden away in the mountains, that there is little thought there is a symptom that cannot be conquered.
- Gripper Moss can cover the face to filter the air
- Deer Spores purifies the blood
- Hot Toad regulates bowel movement
- White Lung aids in difficult breathing
Pre-exposure to having survived it earlier or having inherited resistance from a spotted parent.
There is a paradoxical reception to this painted disease in that people fear the death it causes, but desire the jaguar patterns it leaves behind if you survive.
Places Under Frequent Dusty Conditions
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