Before we all start getting too blissful about the warmer weather rolling in, let’s have a quick review of who likes to party crash: mosquitoes. Their reputation precedes them to where the mere mention sends your thoughts to several horrible places: Zika, West Nile virus, itchy welts, and allergic reactions.
Depending on where you live, you may be more prone to seeing them on a regular basis. But what makes you a target is based more on science than myth. Out of the 3,000-plus types of mosquitoes, only 200 or so species like to bite people. And it’s only the females that bite.