Cases of leishmaniasis appear in Jammu and Kashmir, India

There have been 20 cases of leishmaniasis (Kala-azar) reported in Doda District in Jammu and Kashmir for the 1st time this year. Travellers to this region can reduce their risk of exposure to leishmaniasis by taking all necessary precautions to avoid sand fly bites.

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