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

There’s a new insect in Utah, and you’re going to want to keep an eye out for it. Triatominae are a type of parasitic insect that’s commonly called the kissing bug. Sounds cute, doesn’t it? Don’t be fooled – these little bugs carry a disease that can be deadly, and you’re going to be absolutely disgusted when you hear how the disease is transmitted to humans.

For more information about the kissing bug and Chagas disease, visit the CDC’s website. Have you seen these insects around your home or yard?