Translation of sleeping sickness in Spanish:

sleeping sickness

enfermedad del sueño, n.


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    enfermedad del sueño feminine
    • Only about 1% of newly developed drugs are for tropical diseases, such as African sleeping sickness and dengue fever.
    • Transmitted by tsetse flies, in which the trypanosomes of African sleeping sickness develop, they enter their human host by the bite of the fly.
    • The tsetse fly transmits sleeping sickness, midges transmit lumpy skin disease and three-day stiff sickness.
    • The medical aid agency specifically asked them for the overall resources devoted to malaria, tuberculosis, sleeping sickness, Chagas' disease, and leishmaniasis.
    • Understanding trypanosomes at the molecular level is key to fighting African sleeping sickness and diseases caused by similar parasites.