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Leprosy Facts

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There are many interesting facts about leprosy and Armauer Hansen that some people may or may not know. One interesting fact is that Armauer Hansen suffered from syphilis. Another interesting fact that some people may not know is that leprosy was renamed the Hansen's disease to honor him for identifying and discovering leprosy. Another interesting fact is that he was married twice. The last interesting fact about leprosy is that after the cause of leprosy was found out by Hansen, and before people found out the cure, scientists treated patients by injecting them with oil from the Chaulmoogra nut, which was very painful and not many people benefited from it.
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