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Date1885
AuthorHansen
ContributionAdvocated seclusion of lepers, in Norway.
ReferenceAnon.
NotesAn Act of that year required isolation iof lepers n homes or hospitals, with police enforcement. This was only one of a series of measures reflecting acceptance of the microbial causation of leprosy. It became a model for other countries. (Source is unpublished essay by P.F.Mange).
CategoryMiscellany
Pathogen ClassBacteria

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