Rare Blood Disease Linked to Religious Ritual Ashura

Rare Disease Linked to Bloody Religious Ritual, Ashura

HTLV-1 has been traced to self-flagellation. The Islamic day of mourning, Ashura, has been linked to an outbreak of a rare blood disease.[/tweetit] The

Day of Ashura

Winter Holiday Series: Day of Ashura, November 14

Muslims perform mourning rituals in the street to mark martyrdom of Prophet Muhammad's son The Day of Ashura is an important day for Muslims.