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mosquito

Health officials: Encephalitis cases ‘troubling’

Until the first hard frost, avoiding mosquito bites will reduce the risk of exposure to Eastern equine encephalitis.

Genetic engineering—the bloodsucker’s doom

Scientists have devised a bacteria that can interfere with mosquito reproduction, which may help cut down on the insect's population.

Sound the mosquito alarm

Two disease-carrying species could thrive in three-quarters of the United States.

Zika’s set to return to mainland U.S., but budget cuts threaten response

Health experts warn that less federal funding will make it hard to battle the birth defect-causing virus.

DNA-based Zika vaccine shows promise in monkeys

Human safety trials are already under way.

Another neurological disorder tied to Zika

Researchers warn it may also cause meningoencephalitis, an infection and swelling of the brain.

Bad news for those who smell ‘appetizing’

DNA-linked body odor may determine whether you're mosquito bait.

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