Cutaneous (skin) leishmaniasis reported in Lakki Marwat District, Pakistan

Approximately 25 people were reported to be infected with cutaneous leishmaniasis in Lakki Marwat District.

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Advice For Travellers

Leishmaniasis occurs frequently in rural areas in Pakistan and especially in the eastern provinces and tribal areas bordering Afghanistan. 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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