With the hottest month of the summer surrounding us, it’s the time of year when mosquito transmitted illnesses are at their highest. Most people are taking time out with their families, enjoying the beautiful weather making the most of the sunshine, however, is everyone taking the precautions that they should be. Are your family protected from mosquitoes and their desire to ruin your fun? Here’s an article worth reading about what ourselves as humans, and our pets are susceptible to:-
Mosquitoes cause more human suffering than any other organism — over one million people worldwide die from mosquito-borne diseases every year. Not only can mosquitoes carry diseases that afflict humans, they also transmit several diseases and parasites that dogs and horses are very susceptible to.
With Chickungunya being the latest disease to be savvy about, we need to make sure that our mosquito control is up to scratch, so that we’re not scratching ourselves from those pesky insect bites.
Of course the best cure is prevention. There are so many types of mosquito out there and each of them have a different appetite, you are pretty much guaranteed to be appealing to one of them and they will be dining on your blood for dinner.