A disease spread by parasitic bugs is being dubbed the “new AIDS of the Americas” by researchers because its initial symptoms are hard to detect.
According to a lengthy editorial in the journalPLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Chagas disease is slowly — and surreptitiously — spreading to the U.S. from Latin America. Here, a concise guide to the stealthy illness:
What is Chagas?
Chagas disease has infected more than 300,000 people living in the United States [...]