Cameron Kaiser, Riverside County’s public health officer. “The school was safe before this case arose and it still is.” The U.S. sees only about 150 leprosy cases occur each year, and over 95 percent of the population is naturally immune to it. Despite its reputation as an incredibly infectious plague that makes sufferers shed body parts, the disease can only be passed through prolonged contact, and is fairly easily treated with antibiotics. Those most at risk are family members who are in constant contact with an untreated person, and is usually contracted by people who have traveled to places like India, Brazil and Angola where it’s more common. County health officials would say only that the child got the disease through prolonged contact with another person who is not in the county. They would say nothing about the identity of either child who was tested. “The only way to protect the two students is for nobody to know who they are,” district Superintendent Elliott Duchon told the Riverside Press-Enterprise. Duchon was at the school on Thursday afternoon to answer questions from concerned parents. Leprosy remains a problem in tropical hot spots of the world with some 250,000 new infections reported each year. Similar to tuberculosis, it can stay dormant for years before attacking the skin and nerves.
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