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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Shin Young
The World Health Organization warned Monday that the battle against the age-old scourge of leprosy is not yet over, with more than 5,000 new cases reported yearly in the Western Pacific, where the disease was declared eliminated in 1991.
"This is unfinished business and we need to walk that last mile," Shin said.
He called on member countries not to be complacent because of the region's success in meeting the elimination target, to recognize that leprosy still causes much suffering and that more needs to be done to achieve true leprosy elimination.