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Before traveling this warm weather season be cautious about those pesky bugs. The Center for Disease Control is warning travelers to avoid bug bites. Bugs, including mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, and some flies, can spread diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, Zika, Lyme to name a few, all of which have the risk of severe and lasting consequences. Several diseases spread by bug bites cannot be prevented or treated with vaccines or medicine, such as Zika and Lyme. Some steps to take to prevent bug bites include using insect repellent, cover all exposed areas, avoiding bugs by choosing where you are staying such as hotel rooms or other accommodations that are air-conditioned or have window and door screens with no holes, so bugs can’t get inside. For more on how to avoid bug bites visit cdc.gov/travel