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Leprosy Pictures

The Phillip Medhurst Picture Torah 537. Leprosy removed. Leviticus cap 13 vv 29-37. Heuman

The Phillip Medhurst Picture Torah 536. Means of discerning leprosy. Leviticus cap 13 vv 8-28. Fridrich

At the time leprosy, a bacterial infection ravaging the skin, nerves, limbs and eyes was incurable. Picture: 'On Sledge and Horseback' book

from BBC News

Rapid diagnostic test promises end to leprosy torment

The new rapid test promising to end 'leprosy torment' is obscuring the wider picture. This quick-fix test, although cheap and simple, is unable to detect all forms of leprosy and makes very few improvements on the current test.