Cutaneous leishmaniasis outbreak in Colombia

There have been 35 confirmed cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Pamplonita. The province of Norte de Santander issued a warning level.

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Advice For Travellers

Travellers to this region can reduce their risk of exposure to leishmaniasis by taking all necessary precautions to avoid sand fly bites.