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CDC Blog Post Discusses Agency’s Efforts To Respond To Chagas Disease In U.S.

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Susan Montgomery, epidemiology team lead in the parasitic diseases branch of CDC’s Center for Global Health’s Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, discusses CDC’s efforts to respond to Chagas diseaseĀ in the U.S., writing, “Chagas disease affects about 6-7 million people globally, and we estimate that there are about 300,000 people in the U.S. living with Chagas disease. Most do not know they are infected” (4/14).