Season 13, Episode 20 Leprosy Can Be Cured

First Aired: December 16, 1986

A report on leprosy, which can be cured, even though millions of people still suffer from the disfiguring and isolating disease. Included: the stigma of leprosy; and how the disease damages nerve endings.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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