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Situation and trends

In 2014, a total of 121 countries or territories reported on leprosy to WHO: 29 from the African Region, 31 from the Region of the Americas, 11 from the South-East Asia Region, 19 from the Eastern Mediterranean Region and 31 from the Western Pacific Region. Most countries in the European Region have not reported cases in recent years, although several detect a few cases annually. In 2014, 213 899 new cases of leprosy were detected, and the registered prevalence was 175 554 cases.


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