Leprosy Trends at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Mumbai, India, From 2008 to 2015
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JournalGlobal Health Action
AbstractLeprosy remains an important cause of preventable disabilities. After the advent of multidrug therapy, new leprosy cases have come down dramatically. Despite this achievement, India, which contributes 60% of the global leprosy burden, faces some challenges to eliminate the disease, including active transmission in the community and delayed diagnosis of leprosy patients.
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