Chagas Disease: What is it and How is it Being Treated?

Chagas Disease is caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. ┬áThe parasite is transmitted to animals and humans through insects and is found only in the Americas, predominantly in rural areas of Latin America. Currently there are roughly 6 to 7 million people infected with Chagas disease, mostly in Latin America (CDC, 2010). The disease presents … Continue reading Chagas Disease: What is it and How is it Being Treated?