Scientists Warn That Bedbugs May Spread Disease

bedbug-facility-maintenanceIt was previously thought that Chagas disease, which kills an estimated 50,000 people per year, was exclusively carried by an insect called the kissing bug. But, according to a Newsweek article, new research shows that bedbugs can also spread the disease, at least among mice.

University of Pennsylvania epidemiologist Michael Levy says he’s worried that bedbugs could distribute the parasitic disease among people, although there is no proof yet that this is happening. 

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