Best Mosquito Repellent For Camping
Nothing ruins a camping trip quite as much as being plagued by mosquitoes. They either buzz around your head and keep you awake or cover you in bothersome bites, so finding the best mosquito repellent for camping is vital to avoid constant irritation.
A good mosquito repellent for camping weather as a spray or using a mosquito repellent device is an essential part of your gear. The right repellent can keep a wide variety of bugs away, protecting you and your family from bites and making your camping experience a whole lot more enjoyable.
Preventing bug bites is also important for protecting against insect-borne diseases.
Mosquitoes are known to transmit several viruses, including Zika, West Nile virus, Chikungunya, and dengue fever.
The risk depends on the area you are visiting, but West Nile virus, Chikungunya, and dengue have both been reported in the United States, with West Nile being the most common.
Although only one in five people experience the symptoms – which can include fever, aches, and vomiting – the virus can sometimes be very serious.
Here in this guide to the best mosquito repellent for camping, I’ve listed my top three products and explained just why I recommend them. Continue reading the full article here.
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Insects and arachnids that bite in self-defense instead of to feed -- such as yellow jackets, bees, wasps, hornets, certain ants or spiders -- cannot be repelled with insect repellents.
The number of bug-borne diseases is increasing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And the number of places they're spreading to is also on the rise.
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