Cases of leishmaniasis increase significantly in Khyber

Nearly 1,300 cases of leishmaniasis have been reported in the last 2 months in Khyber Agency. The most affected areas appear to be Landi Kotal, Jamrud, and Bara. 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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