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Leprosy turns the immune system against itself, study finds

08:00 EDT 24 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

Leprosy hijacks our immune system, turning an important repair mechanism into one that causes potentially irreparable damage to our nerve cells, according to new research that uses zebrafish to study the disease. As such, the disease may share common characteristics with conditions such as multiple sclerosis.

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