Sporadic cases of leishmaniasis reported in Bauru, Brazil

A new case of leishmaniasis has been diagnosed in Bauru. So far, there have been 16 cases and 1 death reported in the city. 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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