Cutaneous leishmaniasis outbreak in Safi tehsil, Pakistan

There have been 193 cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis reported in Safi tehsil (a sub-district in the Mohmand Agency), in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. The other tehsils of the Agency are also at risk.

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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.