18 Mar '12, 2pm

Could Climate Change Increase the Risk of Charles Darwin’s Cryptic Killer?

Could Climate Change Increase the Risk of Charles Darwin’s Cryptic Killer?

Charles Darwin accomplished a lot in his 73 years on Earth especially when you consider that much of his life was plagued with illness. He once said that "[e]ven ill-health, though it has annihilated several years of my life, has saved me from the distractions of society and amusement." His mysterious symptoms , which included nausea, general malaise, chest pain, and fever, went largely undiagnosed at the time, but today many question whether Darwin’s “silent killer” was actually Chagas Disease. Chagas Disease is a parasitic illness caused by kissing bugs, which get their name because they bite so close to the mouth of their often sleeping victims. Kissing Bugs Heading North? While the disease was thought to be incredibly rare in the US, recent studies show that rising temperatures could mean that the illness is spreading north. A story in Science Daily reported that Lori ...

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