Overcoming Leprosy TOWARD HUMAN SECURITY

Eliminating Leprosy—Working Toward A World Without Leprosy


INFOGRAPHICS
Leprosy once lacked effective treatment and was thought to be terribly infectious. But effective treatments emerged in the 1980s, and free medications lowered the number of patients from over 5 million to 190,000. Today, Brazil is the only country where leprosy remains a public health problem.
2012.10.17
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