The leprosy disease affects humans. Armidillos cause the leprosy disease. The disease causes really bad swelling in the body parts . It causes swelling in the nerves, mouth, skin and possibly eyes. The disease was discovered by Gerhard Hinrick and it was discovered in 1873. Its History; mdt with the combination of daspone, rifampicin, and colfazimine is still the best treatment for preventing nerve damage, deformity, disability and further transmission. Researches are working on developing a vaccine and ways to detect leprosy sooner in order to tart treatment earlier. The symptons of leprosy causes loss of feeling in the arms and legs. It also causes muscle weakness. Symptoms of leprosy affects skin, nerves outside the brain, and the spinal cord, called the peripheral nerves. It also strikes the eyes and thin tissue lining inside the nose.