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Scurvy is often associated with Sailors and Pirates from a bygone era, but it’s now popping up at a Sydney Hospital.

Up to six cases have been officially investigated at Sydney’s Westmead Hospital and the team’s lead researcher expects she has seen even more.

With no statistics or reporting on the illness health professionals don’t know if its more prevalent than previously thought.

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