El Salvador 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 endemic throughout El Salvador. Risk is present in rural areas, small and medium-size towns, and suburbs. Blood supply screening is mandatory.
Main vectors: Triatoma dimidiata, Rhodnius prolixus