Hollande praises France-friendly Benin on whistle-stop Africa tour
French President François Hollande arrived in Benin at half-past midnight on Wednesday to start a whistle-stop tour that will also take him to Angola and Cameroon. In a message to other African leaders, notably Burundi's Pierre Nkurunziza, he praised ...
RFI - Thu, 02 Jul 2015 05:00



Nine things you didn't know about the nine-banded armadillo
The bacteria associated with leprosy cannot survive inside the warm human body, which is why skin lesions are the typical human symptom associated with the disease. However, the body temperature of an armadillo is low enough to support the bacteria ...
Columbia Missourian - Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:01



Leprosy Cases Hit Florida Counties
Some people might think of leprosy as a scourge from biblical times, but it still afflicts victims -- and a Florida county is reporting a rare increase in cases, with three people diagnosed in just five months. In the past decade, before the new cases ...
ABC News - Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:52

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

Leprosy Cases Confirmed In Florida: Should We Blame The Armadillos?
Tech Times - Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:54

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

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

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



12 Die As Boko Haram Attacks Borno Villages
The two suicide bombers, a male and a female, who were suspected to have sneaked into town from Sambisa forest, blew themselves up in Molai Leprosy/General Hospital which is about 100 metres from a new market barely an hour after the vice president ...
AllAfrica.com - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:26

Boko Haram kill 10 in fresh attack in Borno
News24 Nigeria - Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:18



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

Rare case of leprosy diagnosed in Ala. patient
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com - Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:44

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



A History Of Leprosy, The Debilitating Disease Of Separation [PHOTOS]
It's difficult to decipher the first medical recording of leprosy, but some scientists believe it goes as far back as 1550 B.C., when ancient Egyptians wrote about a disease similar to leprosy in a Papyrus document. What researchers are more sure of ...
Medical Daily - Wed, 13 May 2015 06:05

Research Finds a Reason Leprosy Has Persisted
The bacteria that cause leprosy can survive for months inside amoebae that are common in water and soil, and even in human eyes and noses, scientists at Colorado State University have found. The discovery may help answer a question that has puzzled ...
New York Times - Mon, 16 Feb 2015 07:02



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 13:11

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


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