How do the armed forces use permethrin clothing?

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Members of the U.S. Armed Forces deployed overseas use permethrin-treated uniforms as protection against bites of disease-causing insects. Permethrin helps keep them healthy and safe from the more than 60 diseases spread by insects. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about permethrin if you are traveling to areas with disease-causing insects.

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