Take Extra Precautions Against Bug Bites

Before traveling this warm weather season, you should be cautious about those pesky bugs.
The Center for Disease Control is warning travelers to take extra precautions to avoid bug bites
this summer season. Bugs, including mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, and some flies, can spread
diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, Zika, Lyme, all of which have the risk of severe and
lasting consequences. Several diseases like Zika and Lyme disease that are spread by bug
bites cannot be prevented or treated with vaccines or medicine. Some steps you can take to
prevent bug bites include using insect repellent, covering all exposed areas and avoiding bugs
by choosing accommodations wisely while traveling. For more on how to avoid bug bites visit