Aussie cricket star launches India property business
Former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh visits the Steve Waugh Foundation's Flagship project at Udayan to new extension to girls Building on August 6, 2013 in Kolkata, India. Udayan, is a rehabilitation home for children suffering from leprosy in ...
CNBC - Sat, 28 Nov 2015 20:52

Taken from their families: The dark history of Hawaii's leprosy colony
Vital Signs is a monthly program bringing viewers health stories from around the world. (CNN) "In those days patients were sent to Kalaupapa thinking they were going to die," says 92-year old Nancy Brede. "It was a traumatic time." For 79 years, Brede ...
CNN - Wed, 09 Sep 2015 03:18

Armadillos cause spike in leprosy cases in Florida
Some armadillos, placental mammals with leathery armor, are naturally infected with leprosy, also known as Hansen's disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Armadillos are one of the only known animals to carry leprosy, an ...
CNN - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:55

Leprosy From An Armadillo? That's An Unlikely Peccadillo
NPR - Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:56

Spitting Armadillos Spread Leprosy in Florida
Daily Beast - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 22:04

Armadillos Are Giving People Leprosy in Florida
TIME - Wed, 22 Jul 2015 07:59

A leprosy outbreak in Florida has been attributed to spitting armadillos
Quartz - Thu, 23 Jul 2015 05:11

How a system meant to develop drugs for rare diseases broke down
When it was created, it covered specific diseases — among them, leprosy, malaria, and schistosomiasis and onchocerciasis, known as river blindness. It has a sibling, the Rare Pediatric Disease Priority Review Voucher Program. The two are similar but ...
STAT - Sat, 28 Nov 2015 02:15

Hawaii Still Has a Leprosy Colony With Six Patients
Kalaupapa, on the island of Molokai, is Hawaii's leprosy colony, where 8,000 people were sent into exile over the course of a century. Six of these patients still live sequestered, out of the 16 total patients who are still alive. They range in age ...
Daily Beast - Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:20

“By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them:” How to Find the Best People
It provides services such as hospices and homes for people with HIV/AIDS, leprosy, and tuberculosis; orphanages and schools; soup kitchens and mobile clinics. Another example of good fruit was Joseph Smith. While many skeptics tried to discredit him ... (blog) - Sun, 29 Nov 2015 05:43

What's Causing Florida's Leprosy Cases?
Leprosy is often thought to be an ancient disease, but leprosy-causing bacteria continue to infect people in the southern United States, including in Florida, where nine people have been diagnosed with the disease so far this year. What's to blame? It ...
Live Science - Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:28

Spitting Armadillos Blamed for Florida's Emerging Leprosy Problem
Newsweek - Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:53

We're Destroying Armadillos' Habitats, so They're Giving Us Leprosy
Mother Jones - Fri, 24 Jul 2015 03:08

What You Should Know About Armadillos And Leprosy
Huffington Post - Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:05

5 things you should know about leprosy
FIU News - Mon, 27 Jul 2015 06:44

Leprosy hits Malawi: 1 dies, 24 on treatment
LILONGWE, (Xinhua) -- Leprosy, a pandemic that was believed to have been stamped out in Malawi in 1970, has resurfaced in the country with one reported death and 24 on treatment. According to the local media, the disease has affected the eastern ...
Coastweek - Mon, 02 Nov 2015 01:56

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