New Leprosy Cases Reported In Florida

February 28, 2015 3:21 PM

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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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