“What if a deadly epidemic was burgeoning and almost nobody noticed? In the latest issue of PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, a distinguished group of virologists, epidemiologists and infectious-disease specialists say that’s not a hypothetical question. They argue that Chagas disease, a parasitic infection transmitted by blood-sucking insects, has become so widespread and serious — while remaining largely unrecognized — that it deserves to be considered a public health emergency. Extending the metaphor, they liken Chagas’ stealth spread to the early days of AIDS…” (Wired Science ).
- McKenna on Chagas disease (crofsblogs.typepad.com)
- Parasitic Infection ‘the New AIDS’? (abcnews.go.com)
- Chagas Disease, An Incurable Infection, Called The ‘New AIDS Of The Americas': Report (thedaleygator.wordpress.com)
- End Of Days: Insect Infection Being Called The “New HIV/AIDS” Spreads Across America And Doctors Have No Cure (bossip.com)