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Most Common Mosquito Borne Diseases & Viruses

Mosquitoes are the most common carriers of illnesses in homes and offices. Mosquito-borne illnesses are caused by viruses, bacteria, and parasites that are transmitted to humans when a mosquito bites them. The following is a list of four most common mosquito illness:

1. Malaria – Caused by Plasmodium protozoa parasite and is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected female Anopheles mosquito. Symptoms include fever, chills, headache, nausea, vomiting and muscle pain.

2. Dengue Fever – It is caused by dengue virus and is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected female Aedes mosquito. Symptoms include high fever, severe headache, pain behind the eyes (retro-orbital), joint pains (arthralgia), muscle pain, and vomiting.

3. Yellow Fever – It is a mosquito-borne disease that is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. Yellow fever causes high fevers with jaundice and liver damage in some cases.

4. West Nile Virus – West Nile virus is a mosquito-borne disease that can be spread to humans from an infected animal or from an infected person to another person through the bite of an infected mosquito. It can cause flu-like symptoms but can also lead to serious neurological disorders.

Pest Control Services for Mosquitoes
When it comes to providing the best pest control services for mosquitoes, Mosquito Brothers is trusted by many individuals in Long Island. Our services are strategically designed with an integrated pest management approach to eliminate both mosquitoes and ticks from your property.

An industry leader, Mosquito Brothers have years of experience under our belt, and are acknowledged for keeping quality at the forefront with exceptional service, punctuality, and budget-friendly pricing.

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