Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Mosquitoes 'put off biting' by diet

Scientists say they may have found a way to reduce the appetite of blood-hungry mosquitoes, by giving them human diet drugs.

This left them feeling full and bloated and put them off biting, US researchers said.

They said the technique could be used to prevent illnesses such as Zika, yellow fever and malaria.

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-47157017

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