Blood-sucking ‘kissing bug’ found in Delaware

The insect can cause Chagas disease in humans, which can be fatal. A man undergoes a medical examination to prevent Chagas disease in the Argentine province of Corrientes in this picture taken September 16, 2008. . (photo credit: GERMAN POMAR … Read More

Lice, hepatitis, TB, chicken pox, scabies plague a third of the caravan migrants – and now there’s rain

As I write this from San Diego, the rain is pouring outside my window, a rare winter rain brought on by an offshore tropical storm blowing in from the west.  It’s heavy, dripping, dropping rain, and it’s getting the entire region good.  Normally, … Read More