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Mosquitoes bite some people more than others






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Why do mosquitoes bite some people but not others? A website has found some answers. Medical News Today.com looked at why mosquitoes like us. They found some interesting things. A professor of public health gave his thoughts. He said mosquitoes liked pregnant women, people with a high body temperature, people who sweat, and those with darker skin. Blood type could be another reason. Mosquitoes prefer people with blood group O.

There are over 3,500 species of mosquitoes. Only some of these bite. The females bite because they need blood so their eggs get protein. Mosquito bites are annoying. They itch and can swell up. Millions of people have died from the diseases that mosquitoes spread. These include malaria and many others. To avoid getting bitten, it is best to cover your skin and use insect spray. Sleeping under a mosquito net also reduces the chances of being bitten.

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