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Lone leprosy case was imported

January 16, 2024

The lone case of leprosy in Barbados was an imported case.

The disease of the skin can also lead to deformities and is caused by bacteria.

Advisor on Health Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control at the Pan American Health Organisation, Dr. Prabhjot Singh, who was a guest on CBC TV8’s Morning Report, has been explaining how it is contracted.

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