Mosquitoes and Mosquito borne diseases are highly found in locations that are warm and humid in temperature. In such places mosquitos are active year round and people in these locations run a higher health risk of catching mosquito borne disease.
Around 150 species of mosquitos are found in United States of America. Mosquitoes go through 4 stages of life cycle egg, larva, pupa and adult. Each stage lasts up to 5 -14 days if the temperature is favorable, in regions where some seasons are freezing or waterless they hibernate those months and the life cycle is delayed.
Usually mosquito’s feed on nectar and plant juices, only the female mosquitoes bite because female needs a blood meal before producing eggs. Humans are often victims of mosquito bites. People with type 0 blood, people who breathe heavily, people who have lot of skin bacteria, people with high body temperatures are preferred by mosquitoes.
Mosquitoes breed in standing, stagnant water and usually bite only during dawn or dusk. Though a small number of mosquito species spread dangerous diseases, these diseases can be deadly. Some of the common mosquito diseases are:
- West Nile Virus
- Eastern equine encephalitis
- Zika Virus
- Lymphatic filariasis
- Yellow Fever
- Dengue Fever
The increase in global temperatures has also increased threat of mosquito borne diseases in United States. Mosquitos comfortably breed in temperatures between 61 to 93 degrees Fahrenheit; this includes most days of spring, summer and fall in many cities. This is the time most of us like to spend time outdoors and are exposed to mosquito bites.
Some easy steps to prevent mosquitoes inside and outside your home includes; having screens on windows, cleaning places and items that hold water, wearing light colored clothes that cover yours arms and legs, using insect repellent.
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