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Today's forecast is humid and windy overnight with a morning low of 65°F and a high of 88°F around 4pm
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British Society for Parasitology Aug 20
Happy commemorating Ronald Ross's discovery of Anopheles as the vector of Plasmodium parasite
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Erica McAlister Aug 20
Whoah. I dont hate mosquitoes & THEY ARE NOT KILLERS - I dislike the plasmodia/viruses & other pathogens that they transmit which are KILLERS. Mosquitoes larvae are important food for many species & the adults can be important pollinators!
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Toyin Saraki Aug 20
Today is ! This is a day to applaud the contributions of esteemed Nigerian Professor Adetokunbo Oluwole Lucas OFR, along with all scientists, researchers, medical workers & advocates who continue to work tirelessly in combating vector-borne diseases
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Compound Interest Aug 20
On , learn how chemistry can help keep mosquitos (and other insects) at bay:
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Goalkeepers Aug 20
Malaria. Zika. Dengue. All carried by the world's deadliest animal - the mosquito. How can people around the globe communicate about these deadly diseases quickly and easily? The -- coming in late 2018!
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Alex Wild Aug 20
A newly-emerged female Aedes aegypti mosquito.
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Dr Chioma (Zobo Sipper) Aug 20
Let me explain Irony to you... Patient comes to the Govt hospital to treat Severe Malaria in a Mosquito infested area with no netted Windows or Doors. Lies on a bed with no Mosquito net We wonder why they relapse easily. Then we pump in more drugs. Sigh
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Siddhi Sankalkar Aug 20
I am busy dreaming in my nap 😴 And she arrives with her irritating 😠 buzz, wish she could sing 🎶 or rap Frustrated with her existence, I wipe her off the map 🗺 Her epitaph reads - Died of a slap 👋
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Goalkeepers Aug 20
Soon we'll have a new way to communicate about the world's deadliest animal. What's your pick for best use of the mosquito emoji?
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August’s very own Aug 20
And Malaria kills over 2 millions people worldwide each year
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Senator Patty Murray Aug 20
Mosquitoes are the deadliest insects in the world, killing more people from Zika, dengue, yellow fever, & malaria than any other animal. Proud to stand w & this as we continue our work to ensure that no child dies from a mosquito bite.
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CDC Aug 20
Mosquitoes can spread germs to people and animals. Protect yourself from mosquito bites by using EPA-registered insect repellents.
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Canada Aug 20
It's hard to love mosquitoes, but we sure do love Komarno, Manitoba! This small community, whose name means “mosquito infested” in Ukrainian, is proud to be known as the Mosquito Capital of the World.They even have the world's largest mosquito! 📷
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Monterey Mosquito Aug 20
Surveillance is a key component in our efforts to control mosquitoes.
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ONE Aug 20
A mosquito is more deadly than a shark.
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Mental Floss Aug 20
The Fascinating Reason Why There Are No Mosquitoes at Disney World —
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eLife - the journal Aug 20
Cell phones, including basic flip-phones, can be used as acoustic sensors for high-throughput mosquito surveillance
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Glo Aug 20
What method works best for you? Share with us in the comments.
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Umeh and 99 others Aug 20
Mosquito facts on Only female mosquitoes “bite”. Malaria is caused by a parasite that lives in mosquitoes. Mosquitoes do not transmit HIV. Mosquitoes are considered d deadliest “animal” in d world & kills more than 1 million pple yearly, primarily in Africa.
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