Known as the Mother Teresa of Pakistan, she helped defeat one of the most stigmatized diseases in human history

Washington PostDr. Ruth Pfau, a German nun who became known as the “Mother Teresa of Pakistan” for her decades-long ministry to the country’s leprosy patients, a moral and medical campaign that helped curb one of the most stigmatized diseases in human history, died …Ruth Pfau, “Mother of Leprosy Patients,” Has Died ..

Ruth Pfau, a German nun who ministered to Pakistan’s leprosy patients, dies at 87

The Express TribuneWASHINGTON — Dr. Ruth Pfau, a German nun who became known as the “Mother Teresa of Pakistan” for her decades-long ministry to the country’s leprosy patients, a moral and medical campaign that helped curb one of the most stigmatized diseases in …Ruth Pfau, “Mother of Leprosy Patients,” Has Died ..

Ruth Pfau, Beacon For Pakistan’s Leprosy Patients, Dies At 87

NPRRuth Pfau was not supposed to go to Pakistan. The German-born nun and doctor had been sent by her Catholic order to India. But on her way, in 1960, visa hang-ups forced her to stop in the Pakistani city of Karachi — and that was where she encountered Ruth Pfau: Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’ dies aged 87 ..

Pakistan’s answer to Mother Teresa, Ruth Pfau, dies

Arab NewsDUBAI: Pakistan’s answer to Mother Teresa, Ruth Pfau, a doctor and nun who dedicated her life to eradicating leprosy in Pakistan died in Karachi on Friday aged 87. Born in Leipzig in 1929, she saw her home destroyed by bombing during World War Two.Pak’s ‘Mother Teresa’ Dr Ruth Pfau no more ..

DNA breakthrough: Scientists repair genes in human embryos to prevent inherited diseases

Fox NewsThis sequence of images shows the development of embryos after co-injection of a gene-correcting enzyme and sperm from a donor with a genetic mutation known to cause hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. (OHSU). In a major scientific breakthrough, …First Human Embryos Edited in US ..