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...and over 10,000...

Posted by Polidoro on 27 May 2011 at 16:42 GMT

Over 11 million individuals are infected worldwide with Trypanosoma cruzi, and over 50,000 deaths are attributed to this protozoan parasite annually
http://plosntds.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pntd.0000983#article1.body1.sec1.p1

Data from WHO says around 11 thousand deaths in 2008 (http://apps.who.int/gb/ebwha/pdf_files/A62/A62_17-en.pdf).

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