A 38-year-old member asked:
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is there chagas disease in costa rica?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: It is common in central/south america.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Endemic: Yes. It is endemic in costa rica and surrounding countries. It is estimated that chagas disease will infect 16 to 18 million people each year.
Answered on Feb 13, 2013

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No: Very rare.

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