Leprosy Could Be The Next Public Health Crisis To Hit Los Angeles
Leprosy cases are emerging in Los Angeles County, according to a recent study revealed in a Reuters Health report and its co-author Dr. Maria Teresa Ochoa of Keck Medical Center of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles told Reuters Health that sheâ€™s urging the public to â€śfight the stigma.â€ť
Scientists believe it is spread through particles in the air, but also say contact must be â€śprolongedâ€ť and â€śclose.â€ť
An infected person can suffer mild to severe damage to the bodyâ€™s â€śskin, nerves, and mucous membranes.â€ť
Moreover, patients can lose feeling in parts of their bodies and suffer permanent blindness....
I have a feeling itâ€™s already percolating. I think since, common sense has left California, along with truthful intelligence, when this disease shows up, the California government will call it a â€ś right â€ś and then everyone will want it.