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CDC study can’t explain mysterious crawling-skin disease
USA Today

A half-million-dollar study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found no obvious medical explanation for a mysterious and controversial skin disease whose sufferers report a crawling sensation on or under their skin and fibers emerging from it. Although the findings may not mollify those who say they have Morgellons, as the condition has been dubbed by some, CDC’s Mark Eberhard says the findings are useful in that they tell both patients and doctors that the condition is rare and neither contagious nor environmentally based.

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