Diseases entering U.S. from abroad

02/23/2007 | Washington Times, The · Medscape (free registration)

The CDC's most recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report shows that infectious diseases, such as Chagas' disease and measles, are getting into the U.S. through immigration and international travel. An accompanying editorial says blood centers aren't required to screen for Trypanosoma cruzi antibodies but the FDA "is expected to recommend implementation of the test by all blood-collection establishments."

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