Have you ever heard aboutВ assassin bug? It’sВ a cockroach which looks like a bug, but it can beВ very dangerous!
It feeds on human blood much like a mosquito.В It usuallyВ bite the area of the face, especially during the sleep.
The bite usuallyВ looks likeВ mosquito bites, and the areaВ begins to itch and as the host scratches the bite introducing the pathogen. The person getВ sick shortly after theВ bite,В and can eventually die!
The bugВ is also known as aВ kissing bug, because it bitesВ the area around the face. Scientists found that it canВ transmit the American trypanosomiasis disease, which is deadly to animals and humans. In Texas, the disease is also known asВ Chagas.
While theВ kissing bugВ feeding the blood, itВ leaves part of their saliva into the bitten body. Their saliva is infected withВ parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, which can further lead toВ Chagas.
Chagas damages theВ nervous system and the heart, and can easily kill a person, if it’s not treated immediately.
We recommend you to callВ a professional extermination service if you see this bug in your house.