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#Leprosy

# leprosy - Friday 22 August, 2014

In focus: Myanmar struggles with ancient scourge of leprosy

Around 3,000 new cases are found each year in the country, and medical workers are warning that the debilitating disease could be on the rise once more.

# leprosy - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Leprosy victims crippled and suffering because of fear and prejudice

There are about 200,000 cases of leprosy reported every year – with the poorest countries worst affected.

# leprosy - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Viagra, leprosy and kids who hate school: The week in numbers

Plus: How many hoax calls are made to the HSE ambulance service every day?

# leprosy - Friday 9 August, 2013

Second case of leprosy reported in Ireland

A male foreign national had a occurrence of the disease which he had contracted in a foreign country and has been treated in a north-east hospital.

# leprosy - Friday 7 June, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Ireland records first known case of leprosy in decades

The HSE says the victim was a man from outside Ireland who did not contract it in this country.