There are only two patients in the leprosy hospital on an island in Sri Lanka's remote eastern province.
“It's almost like a person's worst nightmare really—just to be left to die.”
Rita de Cássia has lived in a hospital ward for 43 years. This is her story.
Leprosy has been gone from the UK for decades, but it may have been just in hiding.
"One of the scariest threats to me is pandemic flu."