Honduras 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 1500m with the highest incidence rates reported from the departments of Choletuca, Comayagau, Cortés, Francisco Morazán, Intibucá, La Paz, Santa Barbara, and Yoro. Blood supply screening is mandatory.

Main vectors: Triatoma dimidiata, Rhodnius prolixus


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