Leishmaniasis cases are increasing in Redenção, Pará, Brazil

The number of reported cases of leishmaniasis in the municipality of Redenção appear to be increasing. Over the 3 year period of 2013 to 2015, there were 445 reported cases compared to 8 cases in the previous 3 year period.

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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.