Disfiguring tropical bug spread across Syria and is now eating its way across the Middle East

A disfiguring tropical disease that had been contained to Syria has now spread across the Middle East as millions are displaced from the war-torn region.
Cutaneous leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease spread by bites from infected sand flies. 
It can lead to severe scarring, often on the face, and regularly goes undiagnosed and untreated.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3614446/Flesh-eating-tropical-disease-spread-Middle-East-millions-flee-Syria-scientists-warn-situation-like-Ebola.html#ixzz4A8yHrISZ 

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