10 Lines Essay on Leprosy in English for Students

  1. Leprosy is a chronic, infectious disease.
  2. It spreads when through an infected person when they cough or sneeze. 
  3. It is also known as “Hansen’s Disease”.
  4. It is generally curable.
  5. It is caused by Mycobacterium leprae.
  6. It causes skin lesions and nerve damage. 
  7. In addition, it also affects peripheral nerves, the respiratory tract, and even the eyes. 
  8. Leprosy can occur at any age.
  9. It can be treated by a combination of antibiotics.
  10.  Early treatment can usually avoid disability.