Tuesday, 6 December 2022

Leprosy is One of the Oldest Ancient Diseases - Part 2 - Healthy Life 27

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A healthy person is also can be infected by leprosy if the person breaths in the air that contaminated with bacteria. The bacteria cause leprosy is called Mycobacterium leprae.

CDC mentioned that a person will not get infection through:

-Hugging and Shaking hands
-Sitting next each other in subway or bus
-Sitting together in the dinner table.
-Not passing on from mother to her baby during pregnancy



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Image 3- A gift, illustration

There are about 200.000 cases per year in the worldwide, sure, mostly in developing countries.

Leprosy is rare in the US, but it still exist, and there are about 200 new cases per year.

Finally, this disease is curable with multiple antibacterial drugs. The treatment is amazingly effective.

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  1. It is so hard to diagnose though.

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  2. Me has recordado al Padre Damián , él contrajo la Lepra en la isla de Molokai, y es cierto que aún no esta extinguida del todo.
    Un buen artículo. Un besote grande.

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  3. Muy buena información sobre esta morbilidad. Un abrazo. Carlos

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  4. De pequeño vi una película sobre leprosos y desde entonces estoy impactado.

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  5. I thought it was an extinct doença... The antibiotics end up with the bacteria, thus leaving the body weakened...
    I came back cured. Foram 3 doses of antibiotic...
    I wrote a poem, I publish it at the 'Convívio'.
    Great December days ...
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  6. Terrible que todavía existan estas enfermedades. Un abrazo

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  7. It's a terrible disease.
    I wish you a nice weekend.

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  8. E' spaventoso che questa malattia ci sia ancora!!!

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  9. Olá amiga,
    Ótimas informações aqui nos deixas. Sempre muito úteis.
    Votos de um excelente fim de semana!
    Beijinhos.

    Mário Margaride

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  10. Tremendo...
    Siempre interesante leerte.

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