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Making a Difference
Chagas Disease /American Trypanosomiasis - Chagas disease is caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, which is transmitted to animals and people by insect vectors and is found only in the Americas (mainly, in rural areas of Latin America where poverty is widespread).
Janeri, the young girl to your right had Chagas which caused a 90% blockage to the heart. She was rushe to the hospital in San Perdro Sula where she was successfully treated and completely cured.
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