Kissing Bugs Are More Common Than People Know

Kissing Bugs Are More Common Than People Know

The Triatomine, or kissing bug, is an insect that carries the Chagas disease. The disease causes about 11,000 global deaths a year. It is called the kissing bug because it normally bites one around the eyes or nose. These insects harbor parasites and transmit them to a person through the bite. Since blood is the […]

Iran Has Officially Released Nizar Zakka

Iran Has Officially Released Nizar Zakka

On June 11, 2019, Lebanese native and United States resident Nizar Zakka, landed in Beirut after being permanently released from Iranian captivity, according to his attorney. Zakka was imprisoned for years after being convicted of spying by Iran, though the charges in the closed-door trial were unspecified. It was reported that in September of 2015, […]

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