SCIENCE STUDIO: Chagas Disease
Keith & Russ talk with Igor Almeida from the Border Biomedical Research Center at the University of Texas at El Paso. Almeida talks about his research into Chagas disease, a tropical disease caused by a parasite and spread by the blood-sucking kissing bug. He talks about promising research with a so-called knockout mouse which could lead to a potential vaccine for Chagas.
Aired May 5, 2013.