The disease that crippled legions of children with bowed legs and curved spines in the Victoria is back in Britain. Rickets, a results of severe vitamin D deficiency which inhibits a child's body from absorbing critical calcium, is making a shocking comeback in the U.K., according to the Associated Press.
Jiminy Rickets! Disease back in Britain
A disease that crippled kids during the Industrial Revolution is back due to vitamin D deficiency.