Leprosy is caused by a slow-growing type of bacteria called Mycobacterium leprae. Leprosy is also known as Hansen's disease, after the scientist who discovered M. leprae in 1873.

Common Victims

Are in subtropical and tropical regions. In the South, California, Hawaii and some U.S. islands. Leprosy occurs most in Africa and Asia.

Hide Out

Leprosy is mostly found in the U.S. every year, mostly in the South, California, Hawaii, and some U.S. territories. If you seen them here do not come into contact as much as possilbe. And contact the authorities as soon as possible.

Injuries of victims

  • Blindness
  • Permanent damage inside of the nose (nosebleeds, stuffy nose)
  • Damage to nerves to the arms, legs and feet
  • Loss of feeling due to nerve damage
  • Disfiguration of the face
  • Kidney failure
  • Erectile dysfunction and infertility in men
  • Muscle weakness

Considered Dangerous

It is a very serious skin disease and even though not that contagious it can still be passed on by close contact. In rating the injuries I say that this is very severe, forcing you into isolation and becoming more and more deformed.

# of victims

Today, about 180,000 people worldwide are infected with leprosy, according to the World Health Organization, most of them in Africa and Asia. About 200 people are diagnosed with leprosy in the U.S. every year, mostly, in the South, California, Hawaii, and some U.S. territories.