Leishmaniasis caused many casualties in Errachidia (video)
Leishmaniasis is a parasitic infection of the skin (cutaneous leishmaniasis), skin and mucous membranes (Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis) or internal organs (visceral leishmaniasis) caused by Leishmania parasites. They are transferred by small, furry flies (sand flies).After malaria is leishmaniasis the deadliest parasitic disease in the world. An estimated 12 million people worldwide suffering to any form of leishmaniasis.
Cutaneous leishmaniasis is not fatal, usually heals naturally in 1 month to 1 year, but can cause or substantial damage. Mucocutaneous and visceral Leishmaniasis can be deadly. If you are not treated in time, die within 6 months to 2 years.[video = youtube; Wuui5oMPwFI] https://www.youtube.com/watch? v = Wuui5oMPwFI [/video]