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Insect-Borne Chagas Disease Becoming More Prevalent in the US

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  • Chagas disease is spread by triatomines infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, a parasite that lives in the bug’s digestive system. Between 50 and 64 percent of triatomines tested are infected with this parasite


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