Mosquitoes: Back with a Vengeance

Mosquitoes: Back with a Vengeance

If you’ve been outside lately, you’ve probably noticed a particularly vicious crop of mosquitoes this year. They’re spreading diseases such as Dengue Fever in parts of Florida, but scientists and pest control experts are fighting back.

Professor of Medical Entomology, University of Florida
Manager, Hillsborough County Mosquito Control
Senior News Reporter, Nature
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