While cases of West Niles viruses are being reported, many do not know the range of severity that they may be at risk of if they do get infected from a mosquito bite.
For some people, mosquito bites can escalate from a mere annoyance to a severe allergic reaction.
For those that prefer to steer clear of bug repellent sprays, other options exist that also claim to repel mosquitoes and other flying pests.
Experts say everyone will have to deal with those itchy welts at some point in time.
Heavy spring rainfall in parts of the mid-Atlantic have triggered higher-than-average mosquito rates this season. It is estimated that mosquitoes are two to three times their normal rates.
Mosquitoes are attracted to some people more than others, but if you fit their dinner menu, there are a couple of ways to become unappetizing.
The number of people being infected by diseases from mosquitoes, ticks and fleas has tripled in the United States from 2004 to 2016, according to a new report by the Center for Disease Control.