A Parasitic Bug Has Been Spotted Throughout Georgia And Its Bite Can Be Deadly
The kissing bug. Sounds sweet, right? Sounds like two bugs falling in love with each other…yet, it’s way more deadly than that. The kissing bug is actually quite dangerous and the bad news for Georgians is that this killer bug has been confirmed within the state. While it has originated throughout various regions in South America, The kissing bug has made its way up through the continental United States, and here is everything you need to know about it.
If you happen to come across a kissing bug or what you think is a kissing bug, use gloves to catch it in a jar and bring it to your local health department. Make sure to clean all the surfaces the bug has touched afterward.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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