A Parasitic Bug Has Been Spotted In Delaware And Its Bite Can Be Deadly

Delawareans are used to the usual hazards of life in the First State. We’ve got traffic, spiders, snakes, and the occasional shark to watch out for – but did you know that the CDC recently confirmed that there are kissing bugs in Delaware? These dangerous, parasitic bugs can pack a deadly punch. Learn how to spot the bugs and what to do if you’ve fallen victim.

The confirmed Delaware spotting occurred in the summer of 2018 when a young girl was bitten on the face on her parents’ rural, wooded property. According to media reports, she did not get sick from the bite.

You can read more about Triatoma and Chagas Disease on the CDC website, here.