That popped up back in the early 16th century, apparently an import from the New World, though it would appear that is has similarities with the old Yaws. However it occurred it was considered a dire danger and very often manifested as a particularly nasty disease. In fact, syphilis was considered a sign of the coming apocalypse and was said to foretell the extinction of Humanity. Remind you of Covid 19?
I expect that Trump will run rampant for a few years, then mellow out as we become more and more resistant to it. But until then expect us to have a snit fit. In fact, by the 23rd century our descendants will consider our reaction to it rather over done, and they won’t really understand or appreciate just why we blew a fuse.