Filariasis in peninsula district, Myanmar

ProMED reports on an undisclosed number of filariasis infections among people of Yebyu township and onward spread to the regional capital of Tanintharyi, Dawei, and other nearby municipalities. Tanintharyi region lies on the Malay Peninsula (adjacent to the Thai province of Kanchanaburi). More on lymphatic filariasis (WHO). Read more.

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