07/05/2011 10:49 am ET Updated Sep 04, 2011

Mosquito Prevention 101

Worldwide, mosquitoes can transmit a wide variety of diseases, including encephalitis, malaria and Yellow Fever, and more are on the radar of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and other health organizations. But instead of worrying about these specific diseases, there are other things you can do to protect yourself from the insects and their bites.

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