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NPR Short Wave Podcast - Micro Wave: Why Mosquitoes Bite You More Than Your Friends

NPR Short Wave: Why mosquitoes bite you more than your friends.  9 minute podcast.  Brit Hanson, NPR.

Manatee with face on surface of water

UF study shows mosquitoes bite manatees and may give viruses.  Tyler Treadway, Treasure Cost Newspapers.

Image of adult aedes aegypti

Yellow fever, asian tiger mosquitoes, both adept at transmitting Zika.  Infection Control Today.

Eva Buckner working with cage of mosquitoes

Treasure coast scientist working to stop West Nile virus mosquitoes.  Mike Winikoff, Hometown News.

Manatee under water

Study shows mosquitoes can spread diseases to manatees.  Lourdes Rodriguez, Lake Okeechobee News.

Silhouette of a mosquito adult with a yellow sun background

750 million genetically engineered mosquitoes are being released in Florida - Here's why.  Korin Miller, Health.

biting mosquitoes on a arm inside a mosquito cage

Scientists fight disease-carrying mosquitoes by letting them feed off their blood.  Elizabeth Landau, Washington Post.