Florida leprosy cases linked to interaction with armadillos

March 1, 2015 1:45 PM

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The three cases of leprosy found on the east coast of Florida since November last year have been linked to interaction with armadillos.

Health officials confirmed that all the three cases of leprosy occurred in Florida's Volusia County, which has a population of 500,000 people and is quite popular for among tourists for its Daytona Beach.

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