Mosquitoes are much more likely to bite people with the blood type O than those with other blood types.
Research has found that people with blood type O are 83 percent more likely to get bitten by mosquitoes as those with other blood types. as those with other types. Type A is the least likely and Type B folks kind of sit in the middle of the two. But it's not all bad news for O's: Other research shows you're less likely to suffer from the deadliest forms of malaria—a disease transmitted by mosquitoes—possibly because deadly malarial proteins don't stick to type O blood cells the way they do to other types.