World Chagas Disease Day 2020

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World Chagas Disease Day 2020

CDC joins the global community to recognize the first-ever World Chagas Disease Day to raise awareness of Chagas disease, a parasitic disease that affects about 7 million people, mostly in the Americas.

World Chagas Disease Day 2020
CDC and Partners Shine a Light on Chagas Disease. On this first World Chagas Disease Day, CDC and partners raise awareness of this neglected disease of the Americas.

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World Chagas Disease Day 2020 – CDC and Partners Shine a Light on Chagas Disease. On this first World Chagas Disease Day, CDC and partners raise awareness of this neglected disease of the Americas.

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Although the parasite that causes Chagas disease is found only in the Americas, an estimated 7 million people are infected, and most don't know it.

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The Burden of Chagas Disease. Although the parasite that causes Chagas disease is found only in the Americas, an estimated 7 million people are infected, and most don’t know it.
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An estimated 300,000 U.S. residents are infected with the parasite that causes Chagas disease.

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World Chagas Disease Day 2020 – An estimated 300,000 U.S. residents are infected with the parasite that causes Chagas disease.
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Heart Failure at Age 46? Jose is just one example of the many patients CDC has helped when Chagas disease expertise and treatment drugs were needed

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Heart Failure at Age 46? Jose is just one example of the many patients CDC has helped when Chagas disease expertise and treatment drugs were needed.
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Calendar

April 14 – World Chagas Disease Day

April 24 – World Meningitis Day

April 25 – World Malaria Day

April 24/30 – World Immunization Week

Calendar

April 14 – World Chagas Disease Day

April 24 – World Meningitis Day

April 25 – World Malaria Day

April 24/30 – World Immunization Week

Page last reviewed: April 14, 2020
Content source: Global Health