Leishmaniasis reported in Misiones Province, Argentina

Sporadic cases of leishmaniasis (5 are cutaneous/skin with 3 visceral/internal organs) have been detected in this province.

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Advice For Travellers

While the risk for travellers is low, 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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