Mosquitoes are all abuzz in the news lately. The little buggers may look innocuous, but certain species can make you seriously ill, especially in tropical locales.
Worldwide, mosquito-borne diseases account for millions of illnesses annually.
While we usually associate these kinds of things with steamy, equatorial jungles, there are actually a surprising number of mosquito-borne illnesses found all over the United States as well.
You may be wondering…”am I in danger?”.
If you live in or will be traveling to a mosquito hotspot, you definitely need to arm yourself with some information.
Let’s discuss the most common diseases carried by mosquitoes, how they’re transmitted, and how to protect yourself at home and abroad.