Threat to control dormant leishmaniasis parasites

By Eldon Opiyo [NAIROBI] Parasites that cause leishmaniasis — a neglected tropical disease transmitted by sand flies — could adopt a dormant phase that might render them invisible to drugs and the host’s immune system, a study suggests. According to the WHO, about 50,000 to 90,000 new cases of the most serious form of the …

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