Blood type may determine mosquito attraction

Updated: Tuesday, June 24 2014, 08:44 AM EDT
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - One downside of summertime is mosquitoes.

Scientists say if you feel like you get bit a lot it could be because of your genes.

According to research cited by Smithsonian.com, blood type may have to do with the amount of mosquito bites you get.

One study says people with type-O blood are nearly twice as likely to get bit as people with type-A. Type-B fell somewhere in the middle.
    


Blood type may determine mosquito attraction
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