Communicable Diseases
Leishmaniasis
​Leishmaniasis threatens about 350 million people in 88 countries; however it currently affects 14 million people. The sand fly is the only carrier of this infectious disease. This fly carries also three other types of Leishmaniasis, i.e.:
  • Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
  • Visceral Leishmaniasis
  • Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis
 
 
Female sand fly while sucking blood
 
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