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Means of leprosy transmission and precautionary measures?

Hello,my name is Kaliena. I am a sophomore at Life Christian Academy, and I am currently working on a report on leprosy , and I am getting confused based on different sources. One source says that leprosy is transmitted through nose and saliva . While another says that it is through touch, and that in the Bible you have to burn the clothes. What do you think on this? Is it because the severity of the disease has changed due to the ability to cure it? How is the disease transferred? Any information on this subject would be excellent thank you.
Asked On : Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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Leprosy other name is Hansens disease spread through nasal discharge of infected untreated also causes the prolonged contact of infected untreated person as take 4 years for form of tuberculoid leprosy appear in form of symptoms &take 8 years for lepromatous leprosy.if BCG vaccine taken already then 25%chances r reduced .to avoid examinaton of person needed for at least 5 years after last contact of infected person see the patches back of the ear .hope this information helps you.
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