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The first autochthonous case of Chagas' disease in the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil

The first case of Chagas' diseases was diagnosed in Santa Catarina, Brazil. As it was not possible to find the triatominae bugs in that region, the mechanism of transmission remained obscure.

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