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Chagas ‘Kissing bug’ disease more fatal than thought

‘Kissing bug’ disease more deadly than thought — The nickname given to the insects that spread Chagas disease is somewhat bittersweet: Kissing bugs. “The general assumption is that the non-symptomatic form of Chagas disease is associated with negligible morbidity/mortality for the patients,” said Dr. Eric Dumonteil, a Chagas disease researcher …

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