Insect-borne diseases are a worldwide health problem, especially in tropical and subtropical climates. Mosquitoes transmit many diseases, including yellow fever, dengue hemorrhagic fever, malaria, several forms of encephalitis, and filariasis. For example, malaria mosquito has been estimated to kill 3 million persons per year, including over 1 million children. Mosquito repellents may effectively protect humans from vector-borne diseases as well as other problems caused by mosquitoes.
Food to eat to keep mosquitoes away
Garlic and Onions.
Apple Cider Vinegar.
Beans and Lentils.
One of the best Home remedy to stay insects away from your home or from your location is you can mix half water and half vinegar in a small spray bottle with a few drops of your favorite essential oil, and make your own “room fragrance.” Ants (in fact, all insects) don't like vinegar. Spray it on doors and windows to keep them at bay get rid of household bugs.
Remove Mosquito Habitats:
Eliminate standing water in rain in gutters, Utensils, old tires, buckets, plastic covers, toys, or any other container where mosquitoes can breed.
Empty and change the water in bird baths, fountains, pools, rain barrels, and potted plant trays at least once a week to destroy potential mosquito habitats.
Keep swimming pool water treated and circulating regularly.
Use Appropriate Pesticides:
Control mosquito larvae using the appropriate methods for the habitat
Control adult mosquitoes using insecticides.
Use Structural Barriers:
Cover all gaps in walls, doors, and windows to prevent mosquitoes from entering.
Make sure window and door screens are in good working order.
Completely cover baby carriers and beds with netting.
Avoid Getting Bitten:
Keep mosquitoes away from the exposed skin by wearing long-sleeve shirts, long pants, and socks.
Tuck shirts into pants and pants into your socks to cover gaps in your clothing where mosquitoes can get to your skin.
Stay indoors when possible, especially if there is a mosquito-borne disease warnings in effect.
Use head nets, long sleeves, and long pants if you venture into areas with high mosquito populations.
Replace your outdoor lights with yellow "bug" lights or bulbs, which also tend to attract fewer mosquitoes than ordinary lights. however, The yellow light is NOT repellents.