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The Mosquito

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The Mosquito

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The vector for many infectious diseases, mosquitoes are best known for carrying malaria and yellow fever. These ailments, which continue to affect millions worldwide, have had significant effects on human health and the world economy for centuries.

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    From the rats that unleashed the Black Plague on 14th-century Europe to the mosquitoes that continue to infect millions with malaria each year, these pesky creatures have played a decisive role in shaping human history.

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