A 19-year-old female asked:
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what are the illnesses that i can get by getting bitten by mosquitoes in a big city where the mosquitoes probably bit a lot of people before biting me?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Almost none: Mosquito borne infections are extremely rare in the US, especially urban areas. You can look at websites of your local or state health department (or phone them) to see if there are any current, rare outbreaks of mosquito borne problems in your area, but probably not. No worries!
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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