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    Default Remember the 'kissing bug?' CDC confirms one was found in Delaware

    Jessica Bies
    April 23, 2019

    The "kissing bug" — which bites people around their mouths and can pass along the fatal disease Chagas — has officially made it to Delaware.

    In September, the Centers for Disease Control foreshadowed the deadly bloodsucker's arrival here. The government agency warned that it was making its way north from Central and South America and had been reported in states such as Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

    But it wasn't until last week that the CDC confirmed an actual sighting in the First State.
    Here's where the bug was spotted and why the species can be so dangerous.

    Continue reading: https://www.delawareonline.com/story...re/3548857002/

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    Default Re: Remember the 'kissing bug?' CDC confirms one was found in Delaware

    Can't read it without answering a pointless survey.

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    Default Re: Remember the 'kissing bug?' CDC confirms one was found in Delaware

    Quote Originally Posted by Julieanne View Post
    Can't read it without answering a pointless survey.
    I don't recall that. Perhaps I somehow inadvertently got around that survey??? I just now accessed it again, try once more???

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    Default Re: Remember the 'kissing bug?' CDC confirms one was found in Delaware

    Hey! Good news "Julieann", this related EcoWatch new article just now arrived in my email: https://www.ecowatch.com/kissing-bug...635503319.html
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