Syrian Refugees Bringing Flesh-Eating Disease into U.S.

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Originally posted on tomfernandez28's Blog:
Health agencies confirmed that Syrian refugees have transported leishmaniasis to Lebanon and Turkey, where it has been difficult to manage and treat. Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by protozoanparasites of the genus Leishmania and spread by the bite of certain types ofsandflies. The symptoms of leishmaniasis are skin sores…

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