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Risk of Disease from Mosquito and Tick Bites

Insect repellents can help reduce the risk of mosquito and tick bites, which can transmit diseases. Diseases carried by mosquitoes include: 
Ticks carry diseases such as:

The links above are to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Search the CDC website for information on any other insect-borne diseases that you may have heard about.

For information about public health insect control in your area, contact your:
Other resources for information on public health, disease control, and mosquito control include the following:

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