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!
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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