To: Red Badger
It would be unlikely that legal immigrants would have leprosy.
posted on 02/08/2008 12:53:13 PM PST
Persons of African origin, South Asian origin, Pacific Islander origin, Chinese, etc ~ origin ~ just about everybody but those of European origin, are able to be infected by leprosy.
Europeans have what appears to be a genetic near immunity to the stuff. Doesn't mean you can't get it, but it's going to take a lot of exposure and special conditions.
posted on 02/08/2008 8:51:30 PM PST
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