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What are the chances of getting a disease from a mosquito bite?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: That depends

Mosquitoes can transmit bacteria, viruses & parasites.
Mosquitoes can transmit: Dengue Fever, Malaria, Ross River Fever, Chikungunya, Yellow Fever, West Nile virus, Dog Heartworm, St. Louis Encephalitis, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, Japanese Encephalitis,Rift Valley fever, Myiasis, epidemic polyarthritis & Filariasis- Elephantiasis. Throughout the world there are > 1 million deaths from

In brief: That depends

Mosquitoes can transmit bacteria, viruses & parasites.
Mosquitoes can transmit: Dengue Fever, Malaria, Ross River Fever, Chikungunya, Yellow Fever, West Nile virus, Dog Heartworm, St. Louis Encephalitis, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, Japanese Encephalitis,Rift Valley fever, Myiasis, epidemic polyarthritis & Filariasis- Elephantiasis. Throughout the world there are > 1 million deaths from
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
mosquito born diseases each year. Chances of developing a mosquito born dz depends on things like where you live or travel & precautions that are used.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
In Quakertown, PA?
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Remote

Highly unlikely.

In brief: Remote

Highly unlikely.
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