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How Does Leprosy Damage the Human Body?

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Leprosy brings to mind images of biblical beggars, lonely leper colonies, and seems, for some, to have all but disappeared into the history books. But leprosy stills haunts many parts of the world and theres an absurd amount that we dont know about the disease.
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Read More:

Reprogramming Adult Schwann Cells to Stem Cell-like Cells by Leprosy Bacilli Promotes Dissemination of Infection
https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(12)01501-2?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0092867412015012%3Fshowall%3Dtrue#secd19980446e639

Learn more about Mycobacterium leprae
https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/mycobacterium-leprae

On the Origin of Leprosy
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/308/5724/1040

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