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

Summer’s well underway, and we’ve already dealt with our fair share of mosquitoes, bees, and other insects that emerge when the weather warms up. Another insect – the kissing bug – has also been reported in Missouri. However, although it can lead to the sometimes-fatal Chagas Disease, none of the reported cases have resulted in the disease yet. Still, it’s important to understand what the kissing bug is, the symptoms that result if you’re bitten, and how you can protect yourself against it.

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