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Reports of this disease started surfacing yesterday via Yahoo News, Fox News and other media which are referring to it as the new AIDS or next pandemic. Their numbers of infected people are way off. Yahoo News and Fox News should be ashamed of themselves for piss poor reporting. I do not know where they get their varying infected rates from, but it bounces from 30,000 to 300,000 up to 20 million! I had no problem pulling up what Chagas actually is, and a plethora of factual information regarding the disease that affects mainly poor areas in Central and South America. It has slowly migrated to the U.S. It is not related to HIV/AIDS at all, and is now being spread via the media who are apparently starving for the next pandemic story enough to cook one up! Get your facts straight reporters or don’t report at all!