A Parasitic Bug Has Been Spotted Throughout Oklahoma And Its Bite Can Be Deadly

Did you know there is an insect called the “kissing bug” that can spread a fatal disease from its bite? Unfortunately, it’s been spotted in Oklahoma and all over the southern states. Please read more about it below and take the necessary precautions to avoid coming in contact with this parasitic bug.

One of the best ways to keep these nasty bugs away from you and your pet is to keep your yard free of clutter and debris. It’s also recommended to get tested if you think you have been bitten by one. For more information about the “kissing bug” and Chagas disease, please click here.

Oklahoma is home to many different species of bugs, creepy crawlers, and arachnids. Here are a few more that might send you the other direction if stumbled upon.