General Health Risks: Chagas Disease
Chagas Disease is transmitted by the Triatoma insect in rural and suburban areas of Mexico, Central America, South America, and the southern United States.
Chagas Disease - Overview
Be Alert to Chagas Disease
Risk is present in forest (sylvatic) ecosystems. Sporadic cases of human infections are reported. Blood supply screening is mandatory.
Main vector: Triatoma dimidiata