10 facts on how mosquitoes pose a threat to half the world

A worker sprays insecticide for mosquitos at a village in Bangkok, Thailand, December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than a paper clip poses a threat to more than half the world’s population. World Mosquito Day on Tuesday commemorated the discovery in 1897 by British doctor Ronald Ross that female mosquitoes transmit […]

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