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CDC: Face-Biting 'Kissing Bugs' Are Spreading A Serious, Sometimes Fatal Disease

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CDC: Face-Biting 'Kissing Bugs' Are Spreading A Serious, Sometimes Fatal Disease

CDC: Face-Biting 'Kissing Bugs' Are Spreading A Serious, Sometimes Fatal Disease

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about triatoma sanguisuga.

That's a "kissing bug" that bites people's faces and spreads a parasitic illness called Chagas disease.

According to Business Insider, the disease.can cause chronic health issues including stroke, irregular heart rate, and heart failure if left untreated.

People with Chagas disease typically show no signs, which can make illness a silent killer.

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