Fact Sheet: Disproportionate impact of the COVID- 19 pandemic on persons affected by leprosy

In her report to the 47th Session of the Human Rights Council, the Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members, Alice Cruz, addresses the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on persons affected by leprosy and their family members, exploring the underlying causes and offering constructive recommendations for an inclusive recovery. This fact sheet summarizes the key points from the report.

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