Just how deadly is the kissing bug? ... In March 2015, ... Parasite carried in the kissing bugs' dung can cause Chagas disease
Deadly kissing bugs reported in more than half of U.S., spreading Chagas disease
Chagas disease, also known as American trypanosomiasis, is a tropical parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi. It is spread mostly by ...
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Kissing Bugs Could Carry Disease-Causing Parasites? News from 2014 and 2017 reports that kissing bugs in the U.S. have been found to carry a disease-causing parasite.
Chagas, known as the “kissing” bug disease, is posing an emerging threat in many regions of the U.S., according to a new report. Although it the parasitic disease ...
Published November 16, 2015. ... Cora Fortin’s dog, Kiska, nearly died of heart failure after eating a kissing bug infected with the Chagas disease parasite.
A bug known as the “kissing bug” that has the potential of spreading a deadly disease has been spotted in California, according to the CDC.
'Kissing bug' an insect lover's parasite. One bite from a triatomine bug can result in an infection that causes Chagas disease.
Chagas disease is an infection caused by a protozoan parasite (Trypanosoma cruzi) that can result in acute inflammatory skin changes (chagomas). Read more about ...