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How Much Do You Know About Mosquitoes and Mosquito-Borne Diseases?

1. Which of the following is not a mosquito-borne illness?
2. The Zika virus was first discovered in the Zika forest in Africa. Since then, it’s surfaced in several other regions of the world. Aside from mosquito bites in regions where the virus is present, how is Zika spread?
3. Which of the following is true about the Zika virus?
4. Which of the following is the most common mosquito-borne disease:
5. What attracts mosquitoes to people?
6. You can prevent mosquitoes from breeding outside your home by removing which of the following from your yard?
7. How else can you protect yourself against mosquito-borne illnesses?
8. To protect yourself from mosquito-borne diseases, how often should you apply insect repellant?
Online Medical Reviewer: Karlin, Ronald, MD
Date Last Reviewed: 5/11/2016

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