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#Leprosy

# leprosy - Sunday 29 January, 2017

The people still fighting leprosy, years after the world stopped paying attention to it
# Biblical
# Biblical

The people still fighting leprosy, years after the world stopped paying attention to it

Jan 29th 2017, 11:30 AM 21,023 Views 9 Comments

More than 200,000 people still get leprosy every year.

# leprosy - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Leprosy found in Irish red squirrels
# New Research
# New Research

Leprosy found in Irish red squirrels

Nov 19th 2016, 8:15 PM 24,509 Views 28 Comments

Scientists were surprised to uncover signs of the infectious disease that ravaged Europe in medieval times.

# leprosy - Friday 23 September, 2016

Case of leprosy confirmed in California primary school
# Jurupa Valley
# Jurupa Valley

Case of leprosy confirmed in California primary school

Sep 23rd 2016, 9:05 PM 29,436 Views 36 Comments

Health officials have emphasised the school and community remain safe.

# leprosy - Friday 22 August, 2014

In focus: Myanmar struggles with ancient scourge of leprosy
# New Cases
# New Cases

In focus: Myanmar struggles with ancient scourge of leprosy

Aug 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 35,118 Views 15 Comments

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
# World Leprosy Day
# World Leprosy Day

Leprosy victims crippled and suffering because of fear and prejudice

Jan 25th 2014, 10:30 AM 10,395 Views 25 Comments

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
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

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

Aug 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 6,098 Views 3 Comments

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
# Leprosy
# Leprosy

Second case of leprosy reported in Ireland

Aug 9th 2013, 10:35 AM 21,177 Views 107 Comments

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
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Jun 7th 2013, 4:46 PM 8,667 Views 7 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Ireland records first known case of leprosy in decades
# Leprosy
# Leprosy

Ireland records first known case of leprosy in decades

Jun 7th 2013, 3:21 PM 38,108 Views 50 Comments

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