Mosquitoes can be a real nuisance anywhere in the world, causing constant bites on bare skin and a high-pitched buzzing sound will wake you from sleep. But besides being annoying, mosquitoes are the number one killer Worldwide, there are more human deaths than sharks. They look harmless, but the number of cases of dengue fever and malaria over the years. It turns out that mosquitoes are more deadly than they seem.

Mosquito Bites

Body heat may also be important, but once the mosquito gets close, She will respond to the odor of skin from potential blood sources.

Based on study, the recommended blood type especially O type, pregnancy and beer Drinking alcohol will make you more attractive to mosquitoes

Common Mosquito in New York

Culex Mosquito

It is a large group of mosquitoes, also known as common mosquitoes, which are the main carriers of viruses that cause West Nile fever, St. Louis encephalitis and Japanese encephalitis, and viral diseases of birds and horses.

Culex mosquitoes can also transmit parasitic diseases, lymphatic filariasis and bacterial diseases.

Culex mosquitoes are distributed in tropical and temperate regions of the world, except in extreme northern latitudes.

They feed on humans and animals at night and are found indoors and outdoors.

Asian Tiger Mosquito

It is also known as the forest mosquito, is an exotic species named “tiger” from the white stripe in the center of its head and back.

This daytime insect is originally from Southeast Asia and can transmit harmful diseases such as Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), Zika Virus, West Nile Virus, Chikungunya Fever and Dengue Fever.

The Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) is Brought radical biting mosquitoes Used in the United States in the 1980s Truck tires shipped from Japan. Found now As far as New York, as far as the south Southeastern United States, including North Carolina

Breeding site:

  • Stagnant water
  • Ponds
  • Lakes
  • Brackish swamps
  • Ditches
  • Salt marshes
  • Old tires
  • Tree pots
  • Puddles
  • Clogged gutters
  • Buckets

Mosquito-Borne Diseases

  • Chikungunya
  • Dengue
  • Dog Heartworm
  • Eastern Equine
  • Encephalitis
  • Jamestown Canyon
  • Virus
  • LaCrosse Encephalitis
  • Malaria
  • Snowshoe Hare Virus
  • Rift Valley Fever
  • West Nile
  • Yellow Fever
  • Zika

How To Prevent Mosquitoes

  • Remove sources of standing water.
  • Clean out the gutters.
  • Change out water sources weekly.
  • Drain water and fill up low areas.
  • Maintain pools and water features.
  • Replace outdoor lighting.
  • Protect yourself.
  • Call the professionals