[Sleeping sickness, forgotten illness: what are the consequences in the field?].

@article{Simarro2003SleepingSF,
  title={[Sleeping sickness, forgotten illness: what are the consequences in the field?].},
  author={Pere P. Simarro and Francis Jacques Louis and Jean G. Jannin},
  journal={Medecine tropicale : revue du Corps de sante colonial},
  year={2003},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={231-5}
}
For nearly 25 years, sleeping sickness was forgotten and increasingly neglected. Research programs and control activities against human African trypanosomiasis were discontinued. Statistical studies show a constant decrease in the number of people screened and cases detected and little change in the ratios of actively versus passively diagnosed cases and of the early (blood and lymph involvement) versus late (cerebral involvement) stage cases. In the field neglect of the disease led to… CONTINUE READING