New Leprosy Cases Reported In Florida

February 28, 2015 3:21 PM

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New Leprosy Cases Reported In Florida

According to health officials in Volusia County in Florida, there have been three new cases of Leprosy reported since October of 2014.

Leprosy, commonly known as Hansen’s disease, is a disease that can affect the skin and nerves as well as the respiratory tract and lead to facial and extremity disfigurement. It is now, however, a rare and quite treatable disease, but used to a regarded as both an extremely contagious and horrific d...

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