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World Leprosy Day 2022

International Business Times | 30/01/2022 10:17 AM | Click to read full article

Every year the last Sunday of January is celebrated as World Leprosy Day (WLD) to raise awareness about the disease and call for an end to stigma and discrimination related to leprosy.

As the fight against leprosy still goes on, earlier this month, the global health body informed that leprosy is likely transmitted through droplets, from the nose and mouth, during close and frequent contact with untreated cases.