Suspected seven Leptospirosis cases in El Salvador

Posted on November 4, 2011 • Filed under: El Salvador, Enviromental Issues, Latin America Health, TRAVEL

Seven suspected of having contracted the deadly disease have been recorded in Usulutan Jiquilisco Area specifically, one of the areas flooded after Tropical Depression 12E. The pollution of the waters collapsed latrines and bacteria generated by dead animals, among them the leptospira and killed a person. Enhances health alert to potential new cases. Read Article

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