Skin disease ravages Syrian children in Deir ez-Zoor
google_ad_client = "ca-pub-8530768961177157"; google_ad_slot = "4041467030"; google_ad_width = Math.floor($('.col.m12').first().innerWidth()/10)*10-30; google_ad_height = 90;

Skin disease ravages Syrian children in Deir ez-Zoor

Deir ez-Zoor 24 Photo
Orient Net
Date: 2019-11-19 10:54
Several cases of leishmaniasis have recently been reported in health centers and hospitals of Deir ez-Zoor countryside, local media reported.

Several children in the villages of al-Azbah and al-Maezila the northern Deir Ezzor countryside have been infected with leishmaniasis over the last period,Deir ez-Zoor 24 reported.

Skin rashes were seen among affected children particularly on exposed parts of the body such as the face, ears and the arms.

Leishmaniasis is a disease that affects the skin of humans, especially children. There are many reasons for its spread such as the lack of hygiene.

Factors including overcrowding and poor living conditions, water and sanitation have meant skin diseases including Leishmaniasis.

The number of leishmaniasis cases in Syria doubled from 2010 to 2018 to more than 80,000 patients, WHO says.

Leishmaniasis is usually linked to poverty, poor sanitation, and malnutrition, WHO says, factors likely compounded by the war.

Related

google_ad_client = "ca-pub-8530768961177157"; google_ad_slot = "4041467030"; google_ad_width = Math.floor($('.col.m12').first().innerWidth()/10)*10-30; google_ad_height = 90;
Explosions heard near Damascus airport .Israel Intercepts Four Rockets From Syria .Several barrel bombs hit Kafrnabel town in Idlib countryside .Three Assad pilots killed in helicopter crash in Hama military airport .Assad- Russian warplanes kill 13 civilians in Idlib province .Al Bab car bomb death toll rises to 18, perpetrator detained .Demonstrators in Daraa call for release of Syrian detainees .Ukraine says it has detained deputy to slain ISIS official .Cavusoglu: Turkey to launch another Syria operation if area not cleared of YPG .Erdogan: Turkey will never force refugees to return to Syria .Turkey removes 6, 416 Syrians, 42,888 migrants from Istanbul .Lebanese bank staff to decide whether to extend strike .Lebanon’s Safadi withdraws PM candidacy .US cancels civil-nuclear-cooperation waiver for Iranian regime .Protests, clashes break out after Iranian regime raises fuel prices .Iranian regime kills Iranian protester in Iran’s Sirjan .UK government will publish Russia report after election - minister