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Researchers Show Leprosy Can Survive Months Inside Amoebae, Answering Questions On How Disease Persists

New York Times: Research Finds a Reason Leprosy Has Persisted
“The bacteria that cause leprosy can survive for months inside amoebae that are common in water and soil, and even in human eyes and noses, scientists at Colorado State University have found…” (McNeil, 2/16).

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