Carlos Chagas

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About Carlos Chagas
Carlos Justiniano Ribeiro Chagas, or Carlos Chagas (Portuguese pronunciation: ˈkaʁlus ˈʃaɡɐs; July 9, 1879, Oliveira, Minas Gerais, Brazil – November 8, 1934, Rio de Janeiro), was a Brazilian physician. He discovered Chagas disease, also called American trypanosomiasis in 1909, while working at the Oswaldo Cruz Institute in Rio de Janeiro. Chagas’ work is unique in the history of medicine, because he was the only researcher so far to describe completely a new infectious disease: its pathogen, vector (Triatominae), host, clinical manifestations and epidemiology.

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Rank Name Total
1. Santos Dumont 94177
2. Olavo de Carvalho 40570
3. Oswaldo Cruz 33889
4. Carlos Chagas 16002
5. Adolfo Lutz 16000
6. Vital Brasil 16000
7. Miguel Nicolelis 12000
8. Emídio Brasileiro 10541
9. Drauzio Varella 10000
10. Adib Jatene 6670

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17. Omar Khayyam 18722
18. A. Ahad Mohmand 18707
19. Mohsen Sazegara 18086
20. Nikolai Amosov 17521
21. Carlos Chagas 16002
22. Adolfo Lutz 16000
23. Vital Brasil 16000
24. Harun Parlar 15822
25. Oktay Sinanoğlu 13161

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