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African sleeping sickness today

Tsetse fly. AoS

Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), or African sleeping sickness, is one of 20 neglected tropical diseases listed by the World Health Organization (WHO). HAT can become a severe meningoencephilic disease developing after severe haemo-lymphatic infection. HAT takes two

Bacteriocin AS-48: a potent drug against sleeping sickness

Graphical abstract about AS-48 activity against Trypanosoma brucei.

African trypanosomiasis has been a historical scourge on the African continent and one of the major causes of poverty. It is responsible for sleeping sickness in humans (HAT), and it avoids the development of agriculture based on