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U.S. entomologists say they've determined smaller mosquitoes are more likely to be infected with viruses causing human diseases than are larger mosquitoes.
An entomologist at the Illinois Natural History Survey, a division of the new UI Institute for Natural Resource Sustainability, says smaller mosquitoes are more likely to be infected with viruses that cause diseases in humans.
For almost an hour at a time, twice a day, two days a week in the deep heat of a Louisiana summer, Dawn Wesson stands in an urban backyard like a human scarecrow, arms spread wide, trying to attract mosquitoes. The two species of mosquitoes that can transmit yellow fever and dengue fever will be attracted to her odor and try to land.
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