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Mobile workers in northern Ethiopia vulnerable to leishmanian visceral transmission – Science Daily

Viscoperimia (VL) is a life-threatening disease that is transmitted through the bite of a sand. Between 3,700 and 7,400 Ethiopian people are infected annually, especially in the northern agricultural regions, with a favorable climate and the environment to break the flight vectors. One study suggests that transient populations in Ethiopia may be particularly vulnerable to the acquisition and death of VL infections.

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