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The U.S. ranks 48th in leprosy

According to the World Health Organization, in 2008 there were 150 reported leprosy cases in the U.S., which makes the United States rank forty-eighth out of one hundred thirteen ranked countries. India ranks first, with 134,184 reported cases of leprosy.

  1. Anonymous
    20 October 2012 at 10:48 pm

    My brother had leprosy. It’s a challenge to even get it diagnosed, it’s so rare. Most doctors have never seen it in person. Good thing it’s a slow-progressing disease.

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