Price of protection: Immune-gene version, great at combating leprosy, is not without drawbacks

Leprosy begins with a bacterial infection and, after five to 20 symptom-free years, can end in severe nerve, skin, vision and respiratory-tract damage and limb amputations. Treatable and in decline today, this scourge has plagued humanity for many thousands of years and still persists in Southeast Asia and India. […]

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