Published in Blood Weekly, November 22nd, 2007
Chagas disease is a potentially deadly infection which often does not exhibit symptoms for up to 40 years. It is now endemic to most of Central and South America, with an increasing number of new cases reported in the US every year. Some experts estimate as many as 100,000 legal immigrants to the US and Canada are unknowingly infected with T. cruzi. The parasite may be spread...
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