A Parasitic Bug Has Made Its Way Through Ohio And Its Bite Can Be Deadly

Have you ever heard of an insect called “the kissing bug?” If so, you probably know that it’s not nearly as pleasant as it might sound. Originally from South America, this disease-carrying bug has slowly made its way up north—as far north as the Buckeye State, in fact. Although this blood-sucking insect might not be a common sight to see in Ohio, it’s definitely something to be on the lookout for in the summer months.

Did you know about the kissing bug? Have you ever encountered one? Share your thoughts and experiences with us!

To read about the rise in ticks this summer in Ohio, check out our previous article: You Won’t Be Happy To Hear That Ohio Is Experiencing A Major Surge Of Ticks This Year.