Tag Archives: Mosquito

Why Some People Are Mosquito Magnets

Have you ever gone for a hike with a friend and come home covered in mosquito bites, while your friend had none? It’s a fact that some people are veritable mosquito magnets while others seem to have an invisible shield against these bothersome pests.1 Exactly why mosquitoes are more attracted to certain hosts than others… Read More »

Summer of Mosquito Swarms a Possibility This Year

NOAA: “National Climate Report – 2019.” CDC: “Illnesses from Mosquito, Tick, and Flea Bites Increasing in the US;” “Protection against Mosquitoes, Ticks, & Other Arthropods;” “West Nile Virus and Other Nationally Notifiable Arboviral Diseases — United States, 2017;” “West Nile Virus: Preliminary Maps and Data for 2019;” “West Nile Virus: West Nile Disease Cases by… Read More »