Study Offers Further Evidence of Bed Bugs’ Ability to Transmit Chagas Disease Pathogen

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Researchers at New Mexico State University have found that bed bugs are capable of hosting the pathogen that causes Chagas disease for up to 97 days, and the pathogen can persist even through the bed bug’s molting process.

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