volume 18, issue 2, P247-260 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2004.01.005
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Abstract: The discovery of Chagas disease makes an extraordinary story. It encompasses the pinnacle of scientific achievement and has some unique features. In addition, there is a background story line of controversy, jealousy, and power politics. This article provides a synopsis of all these fascinating aspects of the discovery.