18-45 Segment 2: Leprosy in the Modern Era

Thanks in part to its Biblical past, the disfiguring disease leprosy carries more stigma than most diseases. We hear little about it today, but it still exists, and because it’s now treatable, often the stigma is worse than the disease. An expert discusses.

hansen's disease,closeup hands of old man suffering from leprosy, amputated hands

16-40 Segment 2: Leprosy

We hear little about leprosy today, but it still exists, and because it’s now treatable, often the stigma is worse than the disease.