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Best Protection Against Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are blood-sucking pests that can carry disease, leaving itchy welts on your skin. But there are several simple steps you can take to protect yourself from bites: First, cover up with light-coloured clothing and use insect repellent. Next, eliminate places where mosquitoes can breed—such as empty birdbaths and water storage containers. 1. Wear Coverups…

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How Dangerous are Mosquito Bites?

Although mosquitoes aren’t generally dangerous, some are more dangerous than others. In North America, ten per cent of all mosquitoes live in the United States. While they’re not harmful to humans, they can carry deadly diseases. In the U.S., the most common disease transmitted by mosquitoes is the West Nile virus, which can cause inflammation…

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Fun Facts About Mosquitos

If you are interested in learning fun facts about mosquitoes, here is one for you: a mosquito is made up of three parts that make it a very interesting creature. The first part is the head, which is made up of the head, thorax, and abdomen. There are also two other legs on the top…

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Do Mosquito Nets Work?

Around the globe, mosquito nets have been a key weapon in preventing mosquito borne diseases from spreading. These nets used for mosquito control are also commonly known as mosquito netting or bednets. Mosquito netting or bednets are usually fine woven nets suspended above a bed, window, door or other area to contain mosquitoes while allowing…