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Where is leprosy found today?

Quick facts:

  • Most cases of leprosy are found across Asia, Africa, and South America
  • Around two thirds of new leprosy cases each year are found in India
  • If a country has only a handful of cases, these cases are likely to be people who have come to the country from a country with a high number of cases

See the full WHO report here.



Annual new cases of leprosy

  • 10,000+
  • 1,000 - 9,999
  • 100 - 999
  • 1 - 99
  • No new cases
  • No data available
Source: WHO
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