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What diseases can be spread by mosquitos?

Mosquitos transmit the pathogens that cause malaria, filariasis, dengue, yellow fever, West Nile fever, Rift Valley fever, and dozens of other infectious diseases of humans, domestic animals, and ...
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Bitten by a Hobo Spider. How serious? Going to off-hour clinic tomorrow, but should I go to the ER now?

So I didn't die during the night, but the pain did awake me with a jolt at about 5am, and I went to the Urgent Care Clinic promptly at 6am, and it's a good thing because the inflamed site had grown ...
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Can bedbugs transmit the COVID-19 virus from person to person?

Bed bugs eat blood. Red cells do not contain DNA which can be hijacked by the SARS-CoV-2 virus so the bugs should not have any viable virus unless the bug is covered with infected droplets of someone'...
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The difference between ticks & fleas?

@Carey Gregory: You're right, they are neither. She went to a small-animal vet clinic as I suggested and had them looked at under a microscope; the vet confirmed they are neither ticks nor fleas and ...
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Does applying ice patch to flea bites help heal faster?

Yes, it can help heal faster and alleviate symptoms which are interrelated. fleabites.net Applying an ice pack on the site of bite to prevent swelling, itching and soothe the skin. And based on ...
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