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Mosquitoes bite some people more than others






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Why do mosquitoes bite some people but not others? Medical News Today.com looked at this. They found some interesting things. A professor said mosquitoes liked pregnant women, people with a high body temperature, people who sweat, and those with darker skin. They also like people with blood group O.

There are over 3,500 species of mosquitoes. Only some of these bite. The females bite to get blood to make their eggs. Mosquito bites are annoying. They itch and can swell up. Millions of people have died from the diseases that mosquitoes spread. These include malaria. To avoid getting bitten, it is best to cover your skin.

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