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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Sleeping sickness" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Sleeping sickness
African trypanosomiasis or sleeping sickness is a parasitic disease of humans and other animals. It is caused by protozoa of the species Trypanosoma brucei. There are two types that infect humans, Trypanosoma brucei gambiense (T.b.g) and Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense (T.b.r.). T.b.g causes over 98% of reported cases. Both are usually transmitted by the bite of an infected tsetse fly and are most common in rural areas. - See link


Sleeping sickness in Spanish is Enfermedad del sueño
La tripanosomiasis humana africana, también conocida como enfermedad del sueño, es una enfermedad parasitaria dependiente del vector. Los parásitos involucrados son protozoos pertenecientes al género Trypanosoma, transmitidos a los humanos por picaduras de la mosca tse-tse (género Glossina) las cuales se infectaron al alimentarse de humanos o animales que hospedaban los parásitos. - See link


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