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Stealth Killer Kissing Bug Now In Delaware

Triatoma sanguisuga – CDC/James Gathany CDC/James Gathany Unless you are from Texas or Latin America, you may never have heard of the deadly Triatomine insect, known as the “kissing” bug, which transmits Chagas disease. The bug visits people while they sleep, often crawling on their face. The bug can infect through bites. More often, the… Read More »

Anthrax alert in Namibia as more than 50 people are struck down by the killer disease

Anthrax alert in Namibia as more than 50 people are struck down by the killer disease 52 people in the south-African country are reported to have been infected Nobody has died yet but the infection can kill within days if not treated The disease is thought to be spreading through goats, cattle and donkeys Experts… Read More »

High blood pressure: Four common warning signs of ‘the silent killer’ – are you at risk?

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, is caused by eating an unhealthy diet, being overweight, eating too much salt, or not doing enough exercise. Having hypertension puts extra stress on blood vessels and… Read More »