Leishmaniasis persists in parts of Nepal

At least 6 people have been diagnosed with the more serious form of leishmaniasis (the visceral or organ form) in Morang District.

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Advice For Travellers

Although the risk for the general traveller is low, the risk can be minimized by taking all necessary precautions to avoid sand fly bites.