Syria faces ' flesh-eating ' disease

World December 4, 2015 09:30

erbil - A deadly flesh-eating " disease spreads rapidly in rural Syria, caused by the Islamic State bodies that leave the streets. That the Kurdish Red Crescent told the Iraqi newspaper Rudaw.

" The heinous acts of IS that kills more among innocent people and dumps their bodies in the streets, the disease spreads rapidly Leishmanisis ", said Red Crescent chief Dilqash Isa.

Or zandmugziekte Leishmaniasis is caused by parasites and spread by sand flies. The disease affects the skin, mucous membranes and internal organs.

The World Health Organization warned earlier that health care in Syria has perished during the civil war.

The disease was first identified in September 2013. Last year were already five hundred people are infected, notify activists in Syria.

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