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Mosquito Life Cycle - Types of Encephalitis
This page contains links to eMedTV West Nile Virus Articles containing information on subjects from Mosquito Life Cycle to Types of Encephalitis. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
- Mosquito Repellent
Many types of mosquito repellents are available to help reduce your exposure to bites. This eMedTV page discusses DEET, picaridin, and other forms of repellent. This article also talks about the correct way to apply repellent and their use on children.
Mosquitoes can spread certain diseases (such as malaria and yellow fever) to humans through their bites. This eMedTV article explains the health risks mosquitoes present and includes tips for preventing bites.
- Preventing Mosquito Bites
This eMedTV page discusses strategies for preventing mosquito bites, including using repellent, wearing protective clothing, and being aware of peak mosquito hours. This article also talks about public mosquito prevention programs.