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TUESDAY, Nov. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Residents of the southern United States may be at risk for a parasitic infection that can lead to severe heart disease and death, three new studies suggest.

Chagas disease, which is transmitted by "kissing bugs" that feed on the faces of humans at night, was once thought limited to Mexico, Central America and South America.


That's no longer the case, the new research shows.

"We are finding new evidence that locally acquired human transmission is occurring in Texas," said Melissa Nolan Garcia, a research associate at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and the lead author of two of the three studies.
Is it coincidence that this and enterovirus showed up about the same time as the recent flood of illegal immigrants/minors? Methinks not.
 

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Is it coincidence that this and enterovirus showed up about the same time as the recent flood of illegal immigrants/minors? Methinks not.
Now, now. That's paranoid and racist and immigrationphobic. You know it isn't related. And God forbid you try to figure out a way to stop the problem at the border. :facepalm:

I just wonder what other health-related issues we have in store for us thanks to that flood. And I feel very sorry for the people who brought it here. Can you imagine how horrible it must be where they're leaving? Still, wish they'd signed the guestbook. I think Homeland Security lost it, though. Sure feels that way.
 

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Is it coincidence that this and enterovirus showed up about the same time as the recent flood of illegal immigrants/minors? Methinks not.
Immigrant related? It looks that way. Recently as in this year's influx in the news so much lately? No, as the blood samples tested were taken between 2008 and 2012 and the organism can be in the blood for 20 years before causing symptoms.
 
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