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Leishmaniasis in Palestine

In the following charts, I’ve compared reported incidence rates for cutaneous leishmaniasis in the two states which comprise Palestine.  Note that disease rates in  a third area (Gaza / West Bank) are two- to three-fold those reported by Israel and Jordan.  Significantly, current rates in Syria (per 100,000) are approximately one hundred-fold those of Israel (280 vs. 3 in 2016) [1,2]

 

References:

  1. Berger S. Cutaneous and Mucosal Leishmaniasis: Global Status, 2018. 166 pages , 111 graphs , 1,681 references. Gideon e-books,  https://www.gideononline.com/ebooks/disease/cutaneous-and-mucosal-leishmaniasis-global-status/
  2. Gideon e-Gideon multi-graph tool,  https://www.gideononline.com/cases/multi-graphs/

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