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Some blood meals are worth a mosquito risking its life.
Besides Texas, the other areas where mosquitoes infected people were south Florida, where there were 218 such cases; and Puerto Rico, where there were 36,000 cases.
In an early job as director of the Jones Beach State Bird Sanctuary, Vogt observed disaster unfolding as government efforts to control mosquitoes resulted in rampant draining, cutting up and poisoning of marshland to get at the insect larvae.
Like the emergence of mosquitoes from stagnant cultural backwaters, pesky politicians annually swarm Atlanta to create new laws intent on sucking our blood or embarrassing us further.
Infested by mosquitoes and reeking of urine, the notorious bambadinka (crocodile hole) was dreaded by opponents of Yahya Jammeh, the Gambia’s president from 1996 to 2017.
And the thin-but-tacky texture is really effective at covering up everything from mosquito bites to extra-bratty zits.
Recent reports from Brazil indicate that the virus, which is spread to humans through mosquito bites, is responsible for a birth defect that causes babies to have abnormally small heads.
Although 80% of people who get bit by the West Nile mosquito do not fall ill, common symptoms are fever, rash, swollen lymph nodes and body aches.
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