When a 4,000-year-old skeleton located in Rajasthan, India was unearthed in 2009, archeologists were not expecting to find Mycobacterium leprae present (1). This finding provided
Tag: Hansen’s Disease
A recent publication in the Clinical Infectious Disease Journal highlights an investigation identifying a cluster of Guinean patients with drug resistant leprosy infections .
On Tuesday, October 14, an inmate at Ohio’s Chillicothe Correctional Institution was diagnosed with Hansen’s disease, a disease also known as leprosy. According to local Ohio
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