Health Tip: Avoid Mosquito Bites
(HealthDay News) -- Mosquito bites may be more than just an itchy annoyance -- they also can transmit deadly germs that cause diseases such as Zika, West Nile or dengue, the U.S. National Institutes of Health warns.
Mosquito-borne illnesses kill about 725,000 people worldwide each year, the agency says.
Here are the NIH's suggestions for avoiding mosquito bites:
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