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Preliminary investigations suggested sellers were adding cough medicine and anti-mosquito lotion to the alcohol.
To revitalize tired mosquito spit, scientists added sulfate to the mix.
The report outlines an Indiana that is warmer and wetter, posing a number of public health risks, including an increase of mosquitoes, ticks and other illness-spreading insects.
Disease threats include avian malaria and pox virus carried by mosquitoes, according to the ʻAlalā Project.
Rodents and bugs leave their hiding places; flies and mosquitoes are everywhere, and screens are rusty or simply absent.
Malaria is a parasitical disease transmitted by mosquitoes.
About 300 people have been killed by the disease, which is spread by mosquitoes and kills about 8% of people who contract it since July 2017, causing concerns about an epidemic if the virus hits the country’s densely populated cities.
The dengue virus, which is carried by the same mosquito as Zika, has been detected in the Rio Grande Valley in past years.
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MOSQUITO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mosquito for English Language Learners
: a small flying insect that bites the skin of people and animals and sucks their blood
MOSQUITO Defined for Kids
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