Symptoms Of An Infected Mosquito Bite

Mosquitoes can transmit diseases including Zika, Yellow Fever, Malaria, and the Chikungunya Virus, and we could become infected as a result. So, how can you tell if the mosquito that bit you was carrying one of these diseases and if you were infected as a result of its bite? Let’s find out! What Are The…

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How to Avoid Mosquito Bites on Vacation

Avoiding Mosquitoes On Your Vacation Spring Break is right around the corner, then soon after that it’s Summer time. These are always great times for a get-a-way-, and some much-needed relaxation and nice weather! Unfortunately, there is one insect that is waiting to spoil your vacation, the mosquito. Thankfully, there are several things we have…

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Plants That Help Deter Mosquitoes

What plants can you plant in your yard to help deter mosquitoes? Did you know there are several types of outdoor plants you can plant around your yard that can help deter mosquitoes? Not only can they help deter pesky mosquitoes, but they can also enhance the beauty of your yard by adding bright colors…

Facts versus Myths

Mosquito Mysteries

Myths Has anyone ever told you that all mosquitos bite you? Well, you can tell them they are wrong because it’s not true! Guess what? Mosquitos don’t even “bite” either, they suck. There are many myths surrounding the infamous mosquito but it’s important to get your facts right. What You Probably Didn’t Know It is…

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What Attracts Mosquitoes?

Why Mosquitoes Bite You Have you ever wondered why you seem to get more mosquito bites than your friends? Mosquitos are already naturally attracted to the chemical compounds of human skin, what else are they attracted to?  Natural Causes Human skin has close to 400 chemical compounds that can be a contributing factor to mosquito…