#mosquitoes

  • Article: Scientists Discover Rare Worm Bacteria Can Ward Off Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes
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    Scientists Discover Rare Worm Bacteria Can Ward Off Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 17, 2019

    A new study found the repellent in parasitic nematodes Read more

  • Article: These New Mosquito Nets Could Prevent Millions of Malaria Cases Around the World
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    These New Mosquito Nets Could Prevent Millions of Malaria Cases Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 13, 2018

    There were an estimated 216 million cases of malaria in 2016. Read more

  • Article: Successful Swarm of 'Special Mosquitoes' Could Tackle 3 Deadly Diseases
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    Successful Swarm of 'Special Mosquitoes' Could Tackle 3 Deadly Diseases

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 2, 2018

    A project like this could help put an end to outbreaks of malaria and Zika. Read more

  • Article: Australian Scientists Just Eliminated 80% of Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes in 3 Towns
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    Australian Scientists Just Eliminated 80% of Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes in 3 Towns

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 11, 2018

    Aedes aegypti mosquitoes spread diseases like dengue fever and the Zika virus. Read more

  • Article: Malaria on the Rise in War-Tattered Syria
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    Malaria on the Rise in War-Tattered Syria

    Jan. 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The World Health Organization estimates that malaria cases rose by almost 100,000 last year. Read more

  • Article: Zika Is Likely Being Transmitted by Mosquitoes in the US
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    Zika Is Likely Being Transmitted by Mosquitoes in the US

    By Cassie Carothers|July 29, 2016

    The four victims haven't traveled outside of the U.S. Read more

  • Article: What you need to know about the Zika virus
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    What you need to know about the Zika virus

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 26, 2016

    And how it connects to climate change. Read more