Infectious disease risk from the Syrian conflict

International Journal of Infectious Diseases
Vol 17 | No. 9 | September 2013

Infectious disease risk from the Syrian conflict
Eskild Petersen, Susan Baekeland, Ziad A. Memish, Hakan Leblebicioglu
Received 3 June 2013; accepted 4 June 2013. published online 15 July 2013.

The breakdown of health care in Syria under the present conflict has been highlighted in ProMED reports on the increasing risk of leishmaniasis and rabies. However, these reports merely reflect the dr…