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Number Of Chagas Cases Grows In U.S.

FOX News Latino: 300,000 people in U.S. have Chagas disease as country unsure how to deal with growing threat
“…Chagas — along with its cousins dengue fever and the chikungunya virus — is a disease found mainly in Latin America, but is starting to gain a foothold in the U.S. … The CDC believes that there are currently 300,000 people infected with Chagas in the U.S., enough for a clinic devoted to diagnosing and treating the disease to open at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles and doctors in New York City and Georgia to start screening patients who have travelled to Latin America…” (10/21).

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