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Researchers Find Gene that Makes Mosquitoes Prefer Humans over Animals

The yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, is one of the world’s deadliest mosquitoes. Found in tropical and subtropical areas worldwide, it is the principal carrier of yellow fever, dengue fever, and… 630 more words

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CHIKUNGUNYA IN JAMAICA

CHIKUNGUNYA IN JAMAICA

Here is a story that will make you think… 

A mosquito story that may tickle you pink

Though that is not the reaction of those to whom ‘Chik V’ 256 more words

Bacterium May Make Mosquitoes Less Susceptible to Dengue and Malaria

Just like those of humans, insect guts are full of microbes, and the microbiota can influence the insect’s ability to transmit diseases. A study published in… 358 more words

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