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
The vector Rhodnius prolixus is present in rural areas, but due to the lack of investigations on Chagas Disease the extent of the infection is undetermined. Recent studies did not find positive cases in blood donors.