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Mosquitoes infected with the bacteria Wolbachia are more likely to become infected with West Nile virus and more likely to transmit the virus to humans.
West Nile virus set the country abuzz when it rapidly spread from coast to coast just a few years after arriving in the United States.
Researchers have developed a malaria-resistant mosquito, a step that might one day help block the spread of an illness that has claimed millions of lives around the world.
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