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Moving workers in northern Ethiopia that are open to the transfer of visual leishmaniasis – Daily Science


Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a life-threatening illness that is transmitted by sand moths. Between 3,700 and 7,400 people in Ethiopia are infected each year, especially in the northern agricultural regions, with the favorable climate and the environment for sand flight vectors. A study suggests that Ethiopian transsexual populations can be particularly vulnerable to acquisition and death by VL infections.

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