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Sleeping Sickness GIANTmicrobe Plush

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Original price $19.99
Current price $14.99 CAD

Introducing our adorable Sleeping Sickness (Trypanosoma Brucei) GIANTmicrobe plush – the perfect companion for those long, sleepy days and nights.  Let this little fellow serenade you with a lullaby you'll never forget.

Support a Cause: Your purchase supports the mission of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines, a global network advocating for affordable publicly funded medicines. 5% of the proceeds from your purchase will be donated to UAEM.

All About Sleeping Sickness (Trypanosoma Brucei):

  • Facts: Meet the tsetse fly, Africa's tiny terror. Beyond its painful bite, it carries the dreaded Trypanosoma brucei parasite responsible for sleeping sickness. Headaches, fever, and personality changes mark its ominous presence.

  • Symptoms: From headaches and fever to confusion and disturbed sleep cycles, the symptoms progress rapidly without treatment, leading to coma and death.

  • Treatment: Medications are prescribed based on the infection type and disease stage to combat this debilitating illness.

  • History: Traced back to early 20th-century discoveries, recent outbreaks highlight the ongoing battle against this ancient disease.

Product Details:

  • Materials: Crafted from premium materials and filled with soft polyester fiber, our Sleeping Sickness plush offers both comfort and educational value.

  • Packaging: Each plush microbe comes with a printed card featuring engaging, educational, and captivating facts about sleeping sickness, enhancing the learning experience for enthusiasts of all ages.

  • Safety: Our products meet stringent U.S. and European safety standards, ensuring they are suitable for ages 3 and up.

  • Sizes: GIANTmicrobes are meticulously crafted to be one million times larger than the actual microbes, cells, organisms, and critters they represent!

    • Gigantic (GG): 16-24"
    • XL (XL): 10-15"
    • Original (PD): 5-8"
    • Keychain (KC): 2-4" with clip

Support Awareness: Order your Sleeping Sickness plush today and raise awareness about this important health issue while enjoying its cuddly companionship during your moments of rest.