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  • Mosquito-Borne Diseases for Parents


    Mosquito-borne diseases are illnesses spread by the bite of an infected mosquito.

  • Dengue Fever for Parents


    You're not at risk of this illness in the U.S., but if you live in or are traveling to a tropical country it's wise to take precautions against this virus.

  • Bug Bites and Stings for Teens


    Generally, insect bites and stings are harmless. Find out how to keep pests from ruining your fun.

  • Word! Yellow Fever for Kids


    Yellow fever is a disease caused by a virus carried by mosquitoes. It's called yellow fever because it can cause jaundice, which turns the skin yellow.

  • West Nile Virus for Parents


    The threat of West Nile virus has made getting a mosquito bite a cause for concern. What is West Nile virus, and what can you do to prevent it?

  • Dengue Fever for Teens


    This infectious disease can cause high fevers, headaches, rashes, and pain throughout the body. Find out what to do about dengue fever - and how to avoid it.

  • Malaria for Parents


    Malaria - a common infection in hot, tropical areas - is a leading cause of death worldwide. But if diagnosed early and treated, it can be cured.

  • 5 Things to Know About Zika and Pregnancy for Parents


    Zika virus, spread by mosquitoes, is the cause of a serious birth defect. Here are 5 things to know about Zika and pregnancy.

  • Zika Virus for Parents


    With so much media coverage about Zika virus, it's natural to feel worried. The virus is of most concern for pregnant women and women who may become pregnant.

  • Parks & Camping - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Here's how to be safe from bites, stings, and other outdoor hazards!