Many diseases are transmitted by mosquitoes. While most mosquito bites do not transmit diseases, the small number of infections that can be acquired through this route can cause serious disease.
Some mosquito-transmitted diseases include:
You can protect yourself from mosquito-borne diseases by eliminating mosquito breeding sites around your home. Click here to learn more about mosquitoes found in Hawaii, and the precautions you can apply to eliminate breeding sites in your yard.