There was a warning from the Centers for Disease, Control and Prevention on the latest health issue scare, the bug Triatomine, or named kissing bug. As per CDC it can kill humans.
This kiss bug seems friendly by the name but it can transmit the parasite named Trupanosoma cruzi. This is deadly when it enters the human body. This can cause Chagas and affect the lives of 8 million people everywhere.
The Chagas make awful heart issues and even cause death. The signs do not show at first, but 2 months later after the bug enters. The signs are fever, headaches, large lymph glands, muscle pain, hard breathing. Seems like a flu and it cannot be seen at first.
Once this happens, the person also will have skin lesions and eyelid swelling.
10% of people with this issue also had bad digestion and 30% had heart issues.
For the time being there is no immunization but an early treatment is 100% effective as well.
Keep in mind, keep the family safe and spray around the home for hygiene.
If this host rubs its bite, the risk of an illness is bigger and spreads more since the bug has feces in the bite and that feces is deadly.
In the North, the only USA area of risk is New England and New York state.
Be aware of these places at home:
- Bottom of homepage
- Stony areas
- Dog cages
- Chicken coop
- Rocks near the house
- Seal every crack of windows, walls, doors
- Remove wood piles and stone piles
- Avoid puddles
- Keep the house in pristine state
- No yard lights close to the home
- Call Department of Health if you notice Triatomine