mosquitoes

Mosquitoes Prefer To Bite Some People Over Others

Mosquitoes Prefer To Bite Some People Over Others

It’s always you, isn’t it? The person busy swatting away buzzing backyard mosquitoes or nursing an arm full of itchy red lumps after a weekend camping trip. You’re not imagining it ” mosquitoes really are attracted to some people more than others.

How The U.S. Lost The War Against The West Nile Virus

How The U.S. Lost The War Against The West Nile Virus

For a brief time at the turn of the millennium, few things might have scared the average New Yorker more than the words “West Nile,” the name given to the mosquito-borne virus that, in 1999, began killing birds and eventually people for the very first time in the U.S.