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International Business Times Explores Chagas Disease Prevalence, Treatment In U.S.

International Business Times: Chagas Disease: How A Silent Tropical Parasite Prospers In The U.S.
“…Last week at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is also serving as current president of the G7 nations, pledged a renewed focus on fighting a handful of debilitating diseases that afflict the world’s poorest people, including Chagas. Yet it is because of this status, as a scourge of developing nations, that the most basic aspects of treatment — a proper diagnosis and timely intervention — are still sorely lacking for those with Chagas in the U.S. …” (Whitman/Nordrum, 5/26).

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