mycobacterium leprae

  • So, What’s Going On With Leprosy in Florida?

    So, What’s Going On With Leprosy in Florida?

    Doctors in Florida are sounding caution about one of the world’s oldest known ailments, leprosy. In a recent report, they detail a local case of the bacterial disease with no recent travel history or other clear risk factors. The case and others suggest that leprosy is spreading routinely in Central Florida and has become endemic…