The article says that the Arkansas health department has identified a group of Marshall Islanders working in Springdale as the primary source of the leprosy. Are American Samoans also implicated in the leprosy?
Not sure. I can’t find the earlier article, but I thought it said American Samoa.
It also mentioned the figure of about 3000 workers at the chicken plant. And some TB as well as leprosy.
I still can’t find the story here on FR, but I did manage to find a blog that gives the original story and the curious way that Arkansas authorities managed to suppress it.
It does say Marshallese, so I may have been mistaken about any connection to American Samoa.