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Bites and Stings
Bites and Stings - Insect
Taking the bite out of bugs
Depending on where your outdoor adventure takes you, the natural beauty of your surroundings can be marred by insects. Mosquitoes, black flies, deer flies and ticks are more than North American summer annoyances. While North American mosquitoes won't give you malaria, they might carry West Nile virus. Some species of ticks carry Lyme disease, and anyone who's been bitten by a deer fly will wonder if Shakespeare had these voracious insects in mind when he had Shylock demand a pound of flesh.
While most insect bites are merely uncomfortable, snakes and scorpions pose real dangers.
Insect Bites and Stings
If your outdoor adventure leads you through insect country,
If you are bitten by an insect,
If you or a member of your party is allergic to bee stings, make sure your first aid kit includes a bee kit or EpiPen, and that others know how to administer the necessary countermeasures.
In North America, more than 200 tick species inhabit wooded areas, lawns, grass lands, beaches and some urban areas.
To avoid ticks,
Lyme disease is the most common health complication associated with ticks, but it's har...