This summer, ditch your beer and grab some good bacteria to slather on yourself.

The good news is that there are certain things you can avoid to lower your risk of being bitten by airborne bloodsuckers this summer. These things include a.) being pregnant, b.) being large (and presumably in charge), c.) having Type O blood, and d.) beer. All of these things boost your CO2 output, which is what lures those malaria-carriers to your skin. Showering will help, since day-old sweat smells great to mosquitoes, but unfortunately a lot of your attractiveness to mosquitoes comes from your genes, your blood type, and the microbial biome of bacteria covering your skin. I don't know where they sell those. In conclusion, I'm still glad winter's over, and I love DEET.

Sources: Mental Floss