Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), or sleeping sickness
, is a tropical disease that affects sub-Saharan African countries.
His nightmare began when he was in Burkina Faso in west Africa with a team of scientists for a study of the tsetse flies that transmit sleeping sickness
Belgium's deputy prime minister Alexander de Croo pledged 25 million euros ($26.81 million) through 2025 to eradicate African sleeping sickness
is caused by the Trypanosoma brucei parasite, which is spread by the bite of the tsetse fly.
Clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of human African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness
As the plot develops, ties appear among John Hobbes, the sleeping sickness
, and a darker problem, which promises to surface more in future books.
The strange sleeping sickness
in the Kalachi village of Kazakhstan was first registered in March 2013.
The outbreak of "sleeping sickness
" was reported in Akmola region's Kalachi village, 3 have been hospitalized, the local authorities told Novosti-Kazakhstan.
Scientists have discovered this RNA "edit" in Trypanosoma brucei, a parasite that causes sleeping sickness
in Africa and Chagas disease in Latin America.
The tsetse fly spreads the parasitic diseases human African trypanosomiasis, known as sleeping sickness
, and Nagana that infect humans and animals respectively.
Sicknesses covered include soil-transmitted helminth infections (such as hookworm infection), schistosomiasis (snail fever), tropical diseases that blind (such as river blindness and trachoma), mycobacterial infections, kinetoplastic infections (such as sleeping sickness
and chagas disease), dengue, rabies, and much more.