It is about skin infectious disease lajshmaniosis – Cutaneous leishmaniasis, which is spread by Syria and the Middle East.


newsThe main carriers of this disease are dogs, and then flies and ticks, and it causes open wounds, bleeding from the nose, difficulty swallowing and breathing.

Dogs are the main reservoir of this infectious disease, and that it is possible to transfer the flies and other insects that live on them.

It can be transmitted by ticks, but the main route of transmission is from dogs to humans. It is not transmitted from human to human. It can only happen theoretically through blood transfusion. It can be treated, but very difficult.

In addition to Syria, the disease has spread to Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon. In Turkey was recorded an increased number of patients, “thanks” to the migrants, especially from Syria, where it is widespread.