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Chinese to Establish Leprosy Treatment Site

August 08, 1985|Associated Press

PEKING — Seventy foreign experts will attend a leprosy symposium in the southern Chinese city of Canton in November, when a treatment center for the disease will open, the Public Health Ministry has announced.

Japan's Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundation will help set up the treatment and prevention center. China has about 100,000 lepers.

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