(Hansen’s Disease)Leprosy is a bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium leprae. In Ontario, a very small number of imported cases occur per year. Although it is not fully understood how leprosy spreads, it is thought to be through frequent close contact with untreated infected persons. Leprosy affects skin, nerves and mucous membranes and is treated with antibiotics. Untreated cases may result in severe nerve damage, including paralysis of the hands and feet.
PHO Rounds: The Geography of Sex: Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Suburbs
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Presenters explored how MSM who lived, worked or socialized in the suburbs navigated their sexual lives and sexual health.
Updated 22 Oct 2019
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