Chagas disease

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Chagas disease

Histroy of Chagas disease

  • In 14 April 1909, the first patient was found who was a Brazilian girl named Berenice Soares de Moura. later, The World Health Organization (WHO) made World Chagas disease day to create awareness among Chagas disease.

How Chagas disease spread in Humans

  • This disease comes from insects called as Triatominae, or “kissing bugs”. and  through the bite of triatomine bugs.

What are the Symptoms of Chagas disease :

  • Symptoms are swelling and fever, fever can be for a long time. if patient is not treated on time, it can reason to a heart failure.

How Chagas disease can be treated ?

  • There is a simple procees to treat Chagas disease. a patient need to take medication that will help in killing the parasite and on managing symptoms.

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