A second case of leprosy in Greece


At the hospital in the city of Patras, is hospitalized 65-year-old woman with leprosy, reported the Greek state television ERT, and according to the media, this is also the second case of leprosy in the country, said the MIA correspondent from Athens.

According to ERT, the woman, originally from Albania, was isolated in the Dermatology Clinic, and all necessary measures were taken at the hospital to prevent the spread of the disease.

A few days ago, the Greek media reported that a case of leprosy was registered in an Athens hospital.

The professor of microbiology at the specific hospital, Spyros Pournaras, confirmed the case to the Greek media and said that there are occasional cases, there were in 2020 and there is no need to worry.

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