Have you ever thought how dreadful it is to just lose your life due to a single insect bite? The thought alone may give you goosebumps. I think it could be one’s greatest nightmare.
There are many insects that abound our surroundings and among the deadliest are mosquitoes. In fact, it is considered as one of the most dangerous insects in the surface of the earth because of its ability to cause life-threatening diseases.
Every Year, more than one million people die through the transmission of malaria, a disease that may spread due to mosquito bites, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. In addition, there are more diseases that are linked to mosquito bites such as Yellow fever, Dengue fever, and West Nile virus.
Over the years, the number of infections skyrocketed thus many scientists are now researching on the effect of global warning to the prevalence of mosquito-borne diseases all over the world.
Now, how can we possible fight this deadly bite?
Primarily, the smartest way to avoid the ill effects of mosquito bites is to escape and appear to be the least target of mosquitoes. It is a fact that mosquitoes is looking for blood as a source of food. Thus, it is wise for you to make yourself unavailable by following these simple tips.
· Stay Indoors
Mosquitoes usually prefer to feed at dawn and dusk. So as much as possible, don’t go out at these times.
· Wear light and let loose
Dark clothing attracts heat and the heat produced by warm bodies is appealing to mosquitoes. Wear loose clothing as it will make it hard for mosquitoes to penetrate.
· Get rid of scented bath soaps
The fragrance coming from soaps, lotion or cologne attracts mosquitoes making you an instant prey. So better not use it outdoors.
· Use repellents
One of the best ways to effectively combat mosquitoes is to use a repellent. Do it as often as you can to get rid of this deadly killer at once.