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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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British Society for Parasitology Aug 20
Happy commemorating Ronald Ross's discovery of Anopheles as the vector of Plasmodium parasite
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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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Gates Foundation 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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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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Alex Wild Aug 20
A newly-emerged female Aedes aegypti mosquito.
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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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Dr. Sue Desmond-Hellmann Aug 20
Sharks? Lions? Humans? Nope. Mosquitos are the world’s deadliest animal carrying diseases like which alone kills over 600k people a year. And that keeps me up at night, too, .
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Dr 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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Dr Chioma Nwakanma; The 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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Harvard's Defeating Malaria Initiative Aug 20
Did you know that there are over 3,500 species of mosquitos in the world? On learn more about mosquitos through Harvard's free online course, MalariaX. New course dates will be announced soon!
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Rainforest Trust Aug 20
Today is ! While most people don't like these insects, they are an important food supply for thousands of other species, such as birds, bats, and frogs!
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Gates Foundation 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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Tweetera🐦 Aug 20
She : today is Talk dirty to me Mosquito :
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Nasidoe 🌻🍻 Aug 20
Mosquitoes begin as aquatic organisms! The larvae & pupae spend 10 days eating microbes in the water, then emerging as winged blood thirsty adults we all love. One of the ways to control mosquitoes is to remove standing water so the larvae can't grow!
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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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BASF Aug 20
The Romans believed malaria was caused by “bad air” or “mal aria”. 121 years ago today, British Nobel scientist Ronald Ross discovered the real cause - the mosquito. Today is . Let's end malaria for good. Photo: LSHTM
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Emily Conron Aug 20
It's AND a Monday so here's an uplifting stat: has supported the delivery of >788 million lymphatic filariasis treatments! 🇺🇸 As a result, 253 million people in 25 countries are free of the risk of this debilitating mosquito-borne disease.
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International Atomic Energy Agency Aug 20
Today is ! How can we control mosquitoes with nuclear science? Watch and learn about a cool nuclear-based insect birth control method.
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