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Leprosy a `curse' for most Delhiites -

nabadip - Sun, 05 Jun 2005 17:41:46 +0530
A pilot study in the Capital to gauge public awareness and perceptions about the ailment has revealed that every third graduate in the city holds the belief that leprosy is a "curse".

This despite the four-decade-long targeted awareness campaigns on leprosy by the Delhi Government.
Elpis - Wed, 08 Jun 2005 05:11:40 +0530
On the topic of leprosy: A recent study traced the origin of the disease to East Africa rather than to India, see here.