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Is the Deadly Kissing Bug Disease the New HIV/AIDS? Baylor College of Medicine Reveals


6/1/2012 8:19:51 AM

Chagas, a disease caused by a parasite transmitted via the Triatoma bug (aka, the kissing bug), is claiming thousands of lives in Central and South America. Some experts are even calling it the “new HIV/AIDS of the Americas”. But is this comparison accurate, and how big a threat is the disease to the US?

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