Leprosy: Humanity's Oldest Disease
For thousands of years, one of the most terrifying and destructive diseases which afflicted humanity has been leprosy.
Leprosy is a condition that affects the nerves and skin, and in extreme cases, it can result in the loss of limbs and other appendages.
Those who were diagnosed with leprosy would often be consigned to a lifetime of social ostracism.
Learn more about leprosy, aka Hansens Disease, its past and its future, on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily.
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