There are a variety of diseases that may be spread by mosquitoes.
The number of mosquitoes that are actually capable of causing infection in humans is relatively small, but it is always advisable to take preventive measures to protect yourself.
that can be Transmitted by Mosquitoes
Most mosquito bites do not result in disease, but it is a good idea to recognize and watch for the early symptoms of some of the more commonly encountered mosquitoborne diseases.
Information about minimizing your risk to mosquitoborne diseases, and controlling mosquitoes.
Statistics for mosquito-transmitted disease in Minnesota.
- Mosquitoborne Disease Videos
Short videos on how to keep mosquitoes away from your home, how to choose and use bug spray, and what you need to know about Zika virus.
- Mosquitoborne Disease Materials
Brochure, poster, and other educational materials.
Disease Information for Health Professionals
Guidelines, reporting information and other clinical information for health professionals.
- Infectious Disease Information for International Travelers
Mosquitoes and ticks transmit diseases to people in many parts of the world. International travelers should determine which vaccines or other disease prevention measures are appropriate for the area they plan to visit.