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Some tips on avoiding being bitten: At home: * Put screens on doors and windows * Use sprays indoors when mosquitoes are around * Use mosquito coils * Use a mosquito net impregnated with insecticide over beds at night * Turn on air conditioning if you have it - this is very effective at keeping mosquitoes out of a room Outdoors: * Wear a repellent cream or spray preferably containing DEET (diethyl toluamide); formulations containing less than 35% DEET are recommended because higher concentrations are no more effective (they just work for longer) but in rare cases may cause poisoning. Repellent should not be applied to wounds or irritated skin. * Vitamin B does not prevent mosquito bites. * Wear protective clothing such as long sleeved shirts, long pants and hats to minimise skin exposure. Clothing can be treated with repellent. * Wear light coloured clothing - ticks and other insects are more easily detected on a light background and tsetse flies are attracted to dark, contrasting colours. * Use screens on tents * Avoid places where mosquitoes are most active, such as swampy areas

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