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Trends Mol Med. 2016 Oct;22(10):835-838. doi: 10.1016/j.molmed.2016.07.008. Epub 2016 Aug 11.

Chagas Disease: A Solvable Problem, Ignored.

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Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA; The Chagas Disease Foundation, Athens, GA, USA(i). Electronic address: tarleton@uga.edu.

Abstract

Chagas disease is the highest impact parasitic disease in the Americas, yet remains virtually unknown and untreated, despite the fact that the infection is curable and the global problem of Chagas disease is manageable. The causes of this situation and how it can be changed are the focus of this communication.

KEYWORDS:

Chagas disease; Trypanosoma cruzi.; drug discovery; neglected diseases

PMID:
27523778
PMCID:
PMC5748248
DOI:
10.1016/j.molmed.2016.07.008
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