# leprosy - Today’s News
# leprosy - Friday 22 August, 2014
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
There are about 200,000 cases of leprosy reported every year – with the poorest countries worst affected.
# leprosy - Saturday 10 August, 2013
Plus: How many hoax calls are made to the HSE ambulance service every day?
# leprosy - Friday 9 August, 2013
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
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
The HSE says the victim was a man from outside Ireland who did not contract it in this country.
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