This is a transcript of Contracting Armadillo Leprosy on Newsfeed...Bad news to Amadillo lovers: according to the New England Journal of Medicine, armadillos may be spreading leprosy to humans, mostly in Texas and Louisiana. Only about 150 cases of Leprosy are diagnosed each year. Where are these people finding armadillos and why are they petting them? Have you ever seen a photo of one of those things? Gross. They are freaking sick looking. The good news? There are three easy tips to avoid it: Tips 1 through 3: DON’T TOUCH AN ARMADILLO.Armadillos seem pretty harmless, right? They're like the scaly house cats of the desert. Well, think again, because one wrong move and you could contract armadillo leprosy, and it ain't pretty. Here's three tips for avoiding the malady: 1) Avoid contact with armadillos...that's pretty straightforward. 2) Do not eat armadillos, even if they're cooked. And finally 3) Probably best to avoid that Armadillo Festival you were thinking about attending at the beginning of the summer. Just use your best common sense when it comes to the scaly little devils, alright people?