Why Mosquitoes Bite Some People More Than Others — And What to Do If They Love You
You’re not imagining it: Mosquitoes do prefer some people more than others. As it turns out, several factors come into play when a female mosquito (they’re the ones who bite!) are searching for their targets. Research on why mosquitoes favor certain people is important because not only are mosquito bites annoying, but, in rare cases, they can also carry West Nile, dengue fever, malaria, and other diseases.