Just How Dangerous Are The Mosquitoes In Anna?
March 15, 2021
The mosquito is considered by many experts to be the most dangerous animal in the world. It is linked to the deaths of more than 750,000 people worldwide annually. Fortunately for U.S. citizens, we are somewhat shielded from the threat mosquitoes present. Many of the most dangerous diseases, like malaria, are not endemic to the States. That is to say that animals in the U.S. do not carry malaria, and mosquitoes are unable to pick this disease up locally. Malaria is only a threat when it is brought into the country by a traveler. But outbreaks happen every year in the United States. Texas Health and Human Services reports that there are about 1,700 cases reported. That is no small problem. The fact that mosquitoes can transmit dangerous diseases is a real and present threat. But, as you are likely aware, not every mosquito that bites you is infected with a dangerous disease. This is what we're going to talk about today.
The Misunderstanding About Mosquitoes
You can get bitten a lot and not get deathly ill. This can lead you to think that mosquitoes aren't a big deal. This can cause you to let your guard down which will increase your risk of having a dangerous or unfavorable encounter with mosquitoes. Do you know why you can get a lot of bites and not have severe symptoms? Here are a few reasons to consider:
Even a deadly mosquito-borne disease can cause no symptoms at all. If you contract a disease and show no symptoms, you are considered to be asymptomatic. While this is certainly good for you, it isn't so great for everyone around you. A mosquito can contract this disease from you, even though you don't show any symptoms, and pass it on to someone else.
Often, symptoms are mild. It is common for people to catch a deadly virus and think they have a common cold or influenza. Of course, by mild we mean fever, aches, vomiting, etc. While unpleasant, you won't rush to the hospital. This can allow a virus to go undetected because it isn't reported by a health physician. When viruses go unreported, they come and go. In one way, this is good. There is no need to be living in fear. But it is important to understand that the sickness you or your family is experiencing could be related to mosquitoes around your home. This is a problem you can address.
If you have more mosquitoes around your home, you are at greater risk. Mosquitoes can get diseases from the animals in your yard and around your property. You can mitigate the threat of mosquito-borne diseases by investing in mosquito reduction services.
How Mosquito Reduction Works To Protect You
When mosquitoes come into your yard from a neighboring property, they look for a place to rest. They hide in your vegetation or in shaded spaces underneath exterior structures. If these areas are treated with an EPA-approved mosquito control product, those mosquitoes can be taken out before they lay hundreds of eggs in your yard and create a swarm.
If you don't have mosquito control services for your Anna, Texas home, get your armor on by contacting EcoArmor Pest Defense. We'll guide you in selecting an ongoing control program that provides coverage for mosquitoes. Year-round mosquito control comes with many benefits. You won't have irritating mosquitoes driving you crazy and leaving multiple, itchy wounds on your skin. You'll have fewer problems with flu-like symptoms. And you'll have essential protection from the dangers of malaria, West Nile virus, Zika virus, and other potentially deadly mosquito-borne diseases. Reach out to us today.