- Anyone can get West Nile virus. All it takes is one bite from an infected mosquito
- Green swimming pools can produce thousands of mosquitoes, infesting an entire neighborhood
- Mosquitoes need standing/still water in order to complete their life cycle
- Mosquitoes that can carry West Nile virus bite at dusk and dawn
- One mosquito can have potentially 1200 offspring
- Only adult female mosquitoes can bite, taking many blood feedings in a lifetime
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