Fight back against those pesky mosquitoes
As the summer is right around the corner and I and many others are outside more camping and hiking, bug become an issue, so read this article and it may help you enjoy your summer better
Like it or not, along with the balmy sunny days of summer come nasty biting insects, like ticks, no-see-ums, black flies, and mosquitoes. It just doesn’t seem fair that they like to hang out in the same campsites and on the same trails that we RVers do. And if their itching reminders of their bites weren’t enough, they can also make us sick and spread disease.
Most people do not get sick from a few mosquito or tick bites, but some mosquitoes and ticks can carry viruses that cause human illnesses, like West Nile Virus, symptoms of which can include headaches, joint pains, rashes, and though rarely, neurological symptoms and some deaths. The CDC says there are about 30,000 reported cases each year, but but may be much larger.
Your risk depends largely on where you live and travel, says the CDC. About 96% of…
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Posted on June 3, 2015, in The world as i see it as a camper and who loves his country. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.