Flies and Mosquitoes
Female mosquitoes of most species are ectoparasites and consume blood from animals, birds and people. Males live for about 5-7 days, feeding mostly on nectar.
Mosquitoes can carry a number of dangerous diseases such as malaria, west nile virus, dengue, yellow fever and many others.
Flies like mosquitoes can carry diseases, as well. At the same time they have access to both dunghills and the food you eat.
By their bodies and feces, the flies transfer from one place to another pathogenic microorganisms, cysts of parasites and eggs of helminths.
There are number of infections carried by flies like dysentery, cholera, typhoid, paratyphoid, tuberculosis, ascaridosis and others.