African Trypanosomiasis: Changing Epidemiology and Consequences.

  title={African Trypanosomiasis: Changing Epidemiology and Consequences.},
  author={Jean-Paul Chretien and Bonnie L. Smoak},
  journal={Current infectious disease reports},
  volume={7 1},
Human African trypanosomiasis has re-emerged as a serious public health threat after near-elimination because of diminished investment in previously successful control programs. The continued, occasional importation of African trypanosomiasis to the United States can be expected as tourists and immigrants travel from high-risk areas. No vaccine or chemoprophylaxis is available for this disease, and travelers to affected areas should be counseled on tsetse fly avoidance. New diagnostic and… CONTINUE READING

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