Laura Fisher Kaiser

Laura Fisher Kaiser is a freelance writer based in Washington, D.C., who writes about environmental health, science, architecture, and design. Her current book project is a narrative history of the quest to unravel the medical mysteries of leprosy. She blogs at secretsciencegeek.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @secretscigeek.

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Feb. 20 2013 6:59 PMCan Leprosy Finally Be Eradicated?A new test and vaccine could stop a disease that has cursed humanity for millennia.
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