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Chagas disease: a new worldwide challenge

Endemic Chagas disease began as a neglected disease of poor, rural and forgotten populations. Its spread from Latin America to non-endemic countries is a new worldwide challenge, say José Rodrigues Coura and Pedro Albajar Viñas.

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Figure 1: Acute and chronic phases of Chagas disease.


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Coura, J., Viñas, P. Chagas disease: a new worldwide challenge. Nature 465 (Suppl 7301), S6–S7 (2010).

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