Intro - How to Combat Mosquitoes

Taj Bates

Despite what we learned in school, man is not at the top of the food chain.

Mosquitoes are.

In many parts of the world, those little buggers are mini kamikaze pilots, armed to take you down with a deadly strain of malaria, dengue fever or yellow fever; as well as less lethal viruses like Zika, West Nile and Chikungunya.

I’ve been on six continents, and I have encountered mosquitoes on every single one of them.

So how can you significantly decrease your chance of getting bitten by a kamikaze mosquito? It’s all in how you dress, how you smell and how you sleep....