Two deaths due to leishmaniasis in Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil

A second death due to leishmaniasis has been reported in the municipality of Bauru. During the year there were 15 cases of this infection reported. 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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