In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This may happen due to injuries, infections, or even chronic problems like rheumatoid arthritis and leprosy.
- Diseases like leprosy, Guinea worm and river blindness are endemic.
- They prefer their disease to be called Hansen's disease not leprosy, and the disease can be easily cured.
- Borderline leprosy shows an intermediate appearance between the tuberculoid and lepromatous types.
- Both Danielssen and Boeck believed that leprosy was a hereditary disease.
- Historically, anxiety about the loss of the nose is tied to stigmatizing diseases - leprosy and syphilis.
- On the other hand, smallpox has been eradicated, sleeping sickness has become rare, and polio and leprosy are under control.
- Cholera, plague, smallpox, malaria, kalaazar, leprosy and venereal diseases are the others considered.
- Programmes to control leprosy, hepatitis and dengue fever are vividly shown.
- It now looks as if leprosy originated in East Africa, and Europeans and North Africans took it to West Africa.
- However, despite drug treatment, the number of new cases of leprosy detected each year has stayed the same or risen.
- Infections such as typhoid, malaria and even leprosy were among the illnesses people picked up while on holiday.
- While patients with tuberculoid leprosy have only a few organisms, those with lepromatous leprosy have abundant bacteria.
- Residents lived on meagre rations and in squalor, suffering epidemics of leprosy and other contagious diseases.
- Some neighbours believed she had leprosy, a disease that brings immediate isolation in Hindu society.
- The most severe form of leprosy produces large disfiguring nodules, or lumps.
- In this way, they spread disease, plague, leprosy, typhoid fever, cholera, dysentery, and so on.
- The eating of pork has produced leprosy and cancerous tumors.
- In 1879, Albert Neisser, one of Robert Koch's pupils, visited Bergen to study leprosy.
- In those days, people used to think I could cure them of laryngitis, leprosy or haemophilia just by touching them with my horn.
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