Possible Cases of Leprosy in Southern California School

Possible Cases of Leprosy in Southern California School

The announcement of possible cases of leprosy identified in two children at a Southern California school is raising fears in the community. After the news broke, parents were keeping children home from school from fear that the stricken students had spread germs on the campus. School officials had the school disinfected and are trying to […]

Leprosy in Florida

Leprosy in Florida

Three people have been diagnosed with Leprosy in the last five months in Volusia County, Florida. Leprosy is an old disease that has been recorded since 600 B.C. in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, India and China. The first effective treatment was reported in the 1940’s. A drug called, Dapsone was created. However, the bacteria […]