Leprosy – The Disease

Hansen’s disease, commonly called “leprosy”, is a chronic disease caused by a bacterium, Mycobacterium leprae. It is not highly infectious, but can cause severe and permanent damage to the skin, nerves, limbs and eyes if untreated. Treatment is simple, effective and free in all countries so that leprosy can now be cured easily and cheaply … Continue reading Leprosy – The Disease