Leishmaniasis (also known as kala azar, black fever, and the “Aleppo evil”)
In more than 90 countries but especially in the tropics, subtropics, and southern Europe
Weeks to months
Signs and Symptoms
Some infected people do not have any symptoms. Common symptoms of the cutaneous form include:
Common symptoms of the visceral form include:
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