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"We could make the tour of it in a jiffy," added Kennedy, "and, excepting these confounded mosquitoes, there's not a living being to be seen on it."
That night, crawling in among the twisted roots of a banyan tree, he had slept from exhaustion while the mosquitoes had had their will of him.
Nobody ever came to it, for in winter it was too dreary, and in summer so full of mosquitoes that only a Backfisch indifferent to spots could have borne it.
Even the mosquitoes that infested the place were too much in awe of him to sting him; they certainly never did sting him, and I naturally concluded it must be because he had forbidden such familiarities.
The nights were suffocating, and it was almost impossible to sleep, from the swarms of mosquitoes.
This year in Rhode Island there have been two findings of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in mosquitoes. The mosquitoes were trapped in Central Falls.
An upland village here launched on Monday its unique program of catching mosquitoes with the use of cooking oil in exchange for rice as part of its continuing efforts against dengue.
It is important to remove any space or container than can hold unnecessary stagnant water which may become breeding sites of mosquitoes,' he said.
Using radiation to sterilize mosquitoes, PNRI scientists are starting to develop the sterile insect technique (SIT) to reduce the population of Aedes aegypti, which serves as the vector for dengue, chikungunya and zika virus.
The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) is now developing a technology that will reduce the number of dengue mosquitoes.
For female mosquitoes, finding their next meal is all about smelling and seeing.
The findings indicate that mosquitoes primarily depend on their sense of smell, and then their vision, to hone in on a target.
The officials found 46 Culex mosquitoes carrying potentially serious viruses.
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Some mosquitoes spread diseases to humans through their bite, passing along harmful pathogens like Zika, dengue fever, West Nile virus and chikungunya.
FAISALABAD -- Experts at a seminar on Wednesday called for taking special measures and creating public awareness to control mosquitoes borne diseases.