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COVID-19 and calls for a slum revolution could pave the way to ridding India of leprosy

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Lessons learnt from COVID-19 in India have shone a light on the spread of disease in city slums that could lead to leprosy rates being slashed.

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Food rations, masks and medical aid reach hungry communities as world’s biggest lockdown is extended

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Emergency food rations and medicine have reached communities in India where severe hunger is a more imminent threat than COVID-19.

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For Rajeev, the cure for leprosy is a gift more precious than gold

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Lizzy Standbrook recently accompanied a medical outreach team to a remote area of West Bengal, India, on a mission to find and help people who would otherwise have no access to medical care.

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