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New Caledonia
Resource type
Pacific Community
Target audience
9 - 12 years old

Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that is transmitted through the urine of mammals. It is maintained in the environment, in muddy soils or in fresh water, thus causing the contamination of humans. Cyrille Goarant, epidemiologist specializing in leptospirosis, explains the specific features of this disease: causes, symptoms, risks, treatment and prevention.

Leptospirosis prevention / communicable diseases.

Project leader contact

Name : Cyrille Goarant