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The Apollo 11 Moon Landing was a world-wide event, (just as Americans know exactly where they were and what they were doing when John F Kennedy was assasinated), most of the world watched the Apollo Moon Landing. So when Acute Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitis suddenly emerged in Ghana, West Africa at the same time of the Apollo 11 moon landing, it was nicknamed "Apollo 11" disease. In West Africa, the disease is still referred to as "Apollo."

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Q: Why is acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis called Apollo 11 disease?
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