A 51-year-old member asked:
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why are mosquitoes so dangerous to humans? why can we get diseases from them if we're not insects?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Mosquito bits: When a mosquito bites a person, germs from the mosquito's saliva can enter the person's blood.
Answered on May 4, 2015
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
They carry diseases: such as malaria and west nile among others.
Answered on Aug 4, 2016

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