Mosquitoes are carriers for certain diseases, some of which can be deadly.
West Nile virus is the most common and dangerous mosquito-transmitted disease.
Mosquitoes also transmit malaria, dengue fever and chikungunya.
Common symptoms of these diseases include fever, body aches, dizziness and confusion.
These symptoms can pop up two days to two weeks after a mosquito bite.
If you get bitten and develop flu-like symptoms, see your doctor immediately.
Your chances of being infected with a disease through a mosquito bite are very small,
and there are steps you can take to reduce your risk of being bitten.