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healtheuropa - 3 month ago

Results from research programme could reduce global burden of leprosy

Results from the largest ever research programme combining contact tracing with prophylactic treatment show the approach could massively reduce the global burden of leprosy. The Leprosy Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (LPEP) programme has traced 170,000 people who had been in contact with individuals newly diagnosed with leprosy and treated 150,000 of them with a single dose of [ ] The post Results from research programme could reduce global burden of leprosy appeared first on Health Europa.


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