A Parasitic Bug Has Been Spotted Throughout Arizona And Its Bite Can Be Deadly

We Arizonans understand on a deeply personal level that all sorts of critters emerge from the woodwork during the warmer months, and unfortunately, there’s an even more sinister creepy-crawler in town. The name “kissing bug” might sound innocent enough, but one bite from this deadly insect could kill you.

For more information about the kissing bug and Chagas disease, head to the Center for Disease Control’s website.

Did you know about the kissing bug in Arizona? If so, have you ever seen one? What other dangerous insects should Arizonans keep an eye out for this summer? Let us know!