Ebonyi leprosy patients demand empowerment
Leprosy patients who have been cured and discharged at Mile 4 Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, have appealed to the government, corporate bodies and good spirited individuals to resuscitate them to enable them go on with their normal lives. They also ...
Daily Sun - Tue, 28 Apr 2015 21:07



Lepers and May 13 victims: Shared space, taboos, memories in Sungai Buloh ...
A few weeks ago, I took an excursion to visit Mr Lee Chor Seng, an old friend, leprosy-recovered patient and five-decade resident at the Sungai Buloh Leprosy Settlement (SBLS). Despite his leprosy-induced disfigurement and immobility, Chor Seng has ...
Aliran Monthly - Tue, 12 May 2015 07:16

Skeleton 'hints at leprosy history'
The results showed the leprosy strain belonged to a lineage (3I) which has previously been found in burials from medieval Scandinavia and southern Britain, but in this case it originates from a much earlier period, dating from the 5th or 6th centuries AD.
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald - Wed, 13 May 2015 12:07



Leprosy Cases Confirmed In Florida: Should We Blame The Armadillos?
According to health officials, three new cases of leprosy have been confirmed in the last five months in Florida's Volusia County. Two of the cases are thought to have originated from armadillo contact as it is the only known animal carrier for the ...
Tech Times - Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:54

3 Leprosy Cases Confirmed in Florida
Patch.com - Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:00

Three leprosy cases confirmed in Florida
WTSP 10 News - Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:50

How Armadillos Can Spread Leprosy
Smithsonian - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:00

Three People Diagnosed With Leprosy In Florida; Nine-Banded Armadillo ...
Medical Daily - Sun, 01 Mar 2015 14:12

Leprosy cases being blamed on Volusia County's armadillo problem
WESH Orlando - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:07



Greyscale 101: Your Guide to GOT's Stoniest Malady
George R.R. Martin seems to have based greyscale on various aspects of leprosy, smallpox, calcinosis, and fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP), otherwise known as Stone Man Syndrome. People in the world of Game of Thrones seem to think ...
Vulture - Mon, 11 May 2015 09:29



How Does The Bible Define Uncleanness? What Does It Mean To Be Unclean?
Leprosy is said to be a form of uncleanness in the Old Testament and in places in the New Testament because it was highly contagious. A person who had leprosy had to wear a plaque around their neck and if anyone approached, they had to shout “unclean, ...
Patheos (blog) - Wed, 20 May 2015 13:37



Medical authority reports first case of leprosy in Morgan County
DECATUR, Ala. – The first known case of leprosy, also known as Hansen's disease, was diagnosed in Morgan County, officials said Wednesday. Dermatologic Surgeon Dr. Angelo Mancuso diagnosed a patient with leprosy, according to a press release.
whnt.com - Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:10

Leprosy case diagnosed in Morgan County
AL.com - Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:45

Leprosy Case Diagnosed in North Alabama
WTVY, Dothan - Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20:33

Health officials say leprosy diagnosis is no cause for concern
News Courier - Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:45

Leprosy case reported in Morgan County
WAAY - Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:25

Leprosy case reported in Alabama, contracted overseas
Outbreak News Today - Thu, 19 Mar 2015 04:05

Leprosy's spread, panic weakened over history
WAFF - Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:21



Why the rest of the world doesn't suffer from leprosy like India does
In 2005, the World Health Organisation declared that leprosy had been effectively eradicated worldwide. But this “eradication” only conformed to an arbitrary definition they'd set for themselves a little over a decade before, which meant that its ...
Quartz - Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:53

Study reveals crippling financial burden faced by leprosy-affected
The Indian Express - Sat, 17 Jan 2015 13:15

New study reveals crippling financial burden of leprosy
HealthCanal.com - Sun, 18 Jan 2015 12:37


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