Hotez: Chagas poses threat to Texas, Western Hemisphere

It has a funny name, but the kissing bug isn’t a laughing matter.

The kissing bug (pictured below) is the source of Chagas disease, a neglected tropical disease making landfall here in America.

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-By Andy Phifer

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  • December 22, 2015 at 1:06 pm
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    This article brings back wonderful memories of years back when I studied Trypanosoma cruzi in Venezuela. I had the opportunity to see many of the affected people with ‘big hearts.’ I am looking forward to reading more research about this tropical disease here in Baylor.

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