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    World Genetically modified mosquitoes created to curb native disease-carrying pests backfire – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Scientists cientists monitoring a population of genetically modified mosquitoes released in Brazil to curb native disease-carrying pests say the plan appears to have backfired, instead giving rise to new generations of hardier, hybrid offspring...... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...
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    World GM fungus ‘kills 99% of malaria mosquitoes’ – BBC News

    A fungus – genetically enhanced to produce spider toxin – can rapidly kill huge numbers of the mosquitoes that spread malaria, a study suggests. Trials, which took place in Burkina Faso, showed mosquito populations collapsed by 99% within 45 days. The researchers say … Read more via BBC...
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    General Health 5 Types Of People That Easily Attract Mosquitoes – Nairaland

    Mosquitoes are a serious threat to humanity, this is due to the fact they are carriers of malaria. These insects don’t just bite anybody, you must have certain traits before mosquitoes go after you. Have you ever seen a … Read more via Nairaland
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    Metro Alert! Mosquitoes Carrying Zika Virus in Nigeria - Health Minister

    Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Minister of Health, has urged Nigerians to protect themselves by using mosquito nets saying that the mosquitoes carrying Zika virus are in Nigeria. He also called on Nigerians to remain calm, be vigilant and report any suspected case of an acute febrile illness in...
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    Zika Virus: 7 Things You Need To Know About The Deadly Viral Infection

    Lately, the mosquito-borne Zika virus has become a global emergency and a subject of global concern, even as the World Health Organization has projected that up to 4 million people may be affected in the ongoing outbreak. As of today, cases of the viral infection have been reported in 23...