Light colored clothes will help you avoid mosquito bites

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  • Researchers in the US and Germany have mapped out which colors mosquitos are most attracted to.
  • The study, which is yet to be published, confirms that mosquitos are drawn to dark colors.
  • “If you wear pink or neon green, you don’t stick out as much,” says Marcus Stensmyr, senior lecturer at the department of Biology at Lund University. He adds that a person's skin color and scent can also determine the likelihood of being bitten.