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

Summer brings with it its fair share of insects – from mosquitoes to bees. Western Pennsylvania has also had to deal with an onslaught of cicadas this year, which are noisy but harmless to humans. However, there is one bug – the so-called kissing bug – that’s been spotted throughout Pennsylvania. You can protect yourself from the parasite that causes Chagas Disease by taking a few precautions.

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Do you know of any cases of the kissing bug in Pennsylvania? Join the conversation in the comments! Are you in one of the areas where the cicadas reemerged this summer? Click here to read more.