Surviving Leprosy: A Story of Grace

Sunday was World Leprosy Day, a day that aims to raise awareness of a disease that many people believe to be extinct. The global elimination of leprosy  (i.e. a prevalence rate of less than 1 case per 10,000 people at the global level) was officially announced in 2000In reality, approximately 210,000 new cases are diagnosed each year and some believe millions more are living undiagnosed.

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