Beware, Armadillo Meat Has Been Known to be a Reservoir of Hansen’s Disease

March 2, 2015 9:00 AM

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Beware, Armadillo Meat Has Been Known to be a Reservoir of Hansen’s Disease

A report says that there were three cases of leprosy in east Florida since November 2014 and that the people who contracted the disease had been in contact with armadillos.

Health officials say that the three cases of this dreadful disease have actually taken place in the Volusa County of Florida. With a population of 500,000 people, the region has gained its popularity among tourist who are most likely attracted to its beautiful Daytona Beach.

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