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How to Stop Mosquito Bit Itch Naturally

How to Relieve Mosquito Bite Itch Naturally

With more than 3,500 species of mosquitoes in the world, it’s no wonder that these pests are almost impossible to escape. Their itchy bites leave people searching for relief, and luckily there’s plenty of natural mosquito bite remedies. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 United States License. Pastes These pastes can […]

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How Mosquitoes Bite

Mosquitoes are the deadliest animal in the world, killing more than 1 million people per year. These stealthy creatures bite us and fly off, and we don’t even know they’ve attacked until the itch begins. Sometimes they leave behind a deadly parasite or virus. We’ve all been bitten by mosquitoes, some more than others, but […]

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West Nile Worries

Zika virus is on the tip of everyone’s tongue for this year’s mosquito season, but out in the west Texas town of El Paso the first case of West Nile has already been reported. In fact, specifically in Texas, this well-known virus is expected to present itself in greater numbers under current climate conditions, conditions […]

When Is Mosquito Season?

Mosquito Season: It’s Longer Than You Think

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t give much thought to mosquitoes – until you get a red, itchy welt on your skin that is a sure sign of a mosquito bite. While mosquito season is usually associated with the hotter summer months, it actually begins much earlier and extends well into autumn. Protect […]

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Things That Eat Mosquitoes

5 Things That Eat Mosquitoes We all know how much mosquitoes like to dine on us – but what eats mosquitoes? While there are plenty of animals that eat mosquitoes – the purple martin, red-eared slider and various other reptiles and amphibians – mosquitoes don’t make up a significant portion of their diet. However, we’ve […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Mosquito Bites

It happened: you’ve just been bitten by a mosquito. Get ready for swelling, itching – and if you’re like some of us – about a dozen more bites to come. For many – the lucky ones – mosquito bites only result in a mild allergic reaction that goes away in a short period of time. […]

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Zika virus: Here’s what you need to know

Update for September 2, 2016: Miami Beach Mosquitoes Test Positive for Zika Virus Update for August 2, 2016: CDC Issues Travel Warning during Miami Zika Outbreak Update for May 11, 2016: Zika Virus Detected in Asian Tiger Mosquitoes – Puts Northern US in Danger of an Outbreak Update for  April 29, 2016: First U.S. Zika-Related Death Reported […]

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GMO Mosquitoes: What You Need to Know

  The talk of the town is how to effectively control the mosquito population and reduce the risk for mosquito bites and mosquito-borne diseases such as the Zika Virus and dengue fever. For many, spraying for mosquito control is undesirable, so an effort to create the Genetically Modified (GMO) self-destructing mosquito is underway. Tests have […]

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