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According to Joe Conlon, a medical entomologist and the technical advisor to the American Mosquito Control Association, mosquito bites, for the most part, are just annoying. But he says, especially in certain parts of the country, they can be more dangerous. “Being infected with a mosquito-borne disease is definitely an issue, even in the United States, as West Nile virus has taught us,” he says. Yikes!
So how can you stay bite-free this summer?