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Old 03-16-2010, 10:51 PM
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I bet one in every two Americans also has the cold virus...I wont go into how they might have all caught that



It could be worse...it could be botchelism or something...did anyone else know that Leprosy still exists...was I the only person who thought that it went the way of smallpox
Yes, I know. It is now called Hansen's Disease. There are still a few elderly members of a leper colony in Kalaupapa on the island of Molokai. They have been out of quarantine for 40 years but have stayed together as a community. The national leprosarium was in Carville, Louisiana. There are Hansen's Disease clinics in several large cities staffed by dermatologists. The disease has not been eradicated in the U.S. because of illegal immigration from third world countries.
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