By Julia Moióli  |  Agência FAPESP – The first case of concomitant visceral leishmaniasis and non-ulcerated cutaneous leishmaniasis in the same patient has been reported recently by researchers at...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Cutaneous leishmaniasis Through Epi Week 24 in Colombia, 1,860 cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis were reported, for a cumulative national incidence of 18.88 cases per 100,000 population...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The visceral leishmaniasis, or kala-azar outbreak in Kenya has been continuous since 2020. A total of 2037 visceral leishmaniasis (suspected and confirmed) cases have been reported...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Departmental Health Service of Tarija is reporting that cases of visceral leishmaniasis are increasing, especially in the municipality of Villa Montes. “There is an increase...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up to a report in late January, health officials with the Bolivian government and the Municipal Government of Villa Montes are raising alarms over recent cases of leishmaniasis...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National Centre for Vector Borne Diseases Control Programme (NVBDCP) of the Union Health Ministry reports 33 deaths due to visceral leishmaniasis (VL), or kala-azar...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Tharaka Nithi County in central Kenya are reporting an outbreak of  kala-azar, or visceral leishmaniasis (VL). Over the last few months, 33 cases and 5...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice this week for the north-central African country of Chad because of an outbreak of visceral...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) is endemic in some areas of Chad. Sporadic cases of leishmaniasis have been reported...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 According to a Daily Nation report, at least 19 cases of the parasitic disease visceral leishmaniasis, or kala-azar have been reported in Mandera in northeastern Kenya. Mandera...