Costa Rica

Costa Rica 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 rural areas below 1300 m / 4,265 ft along the Pacific coast and the central plain. Guanacaste province reports the highest incidence rate.

Main vector: Triatoma dimidiata


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