Seattle Biomed http://kplu.org en Seattle malaria researcher reacts to newly discovered mosquito http://kplu.org/post/seattle-malaria-researcher-reacts-newly-discovered-mosquito <p>One of the big news stories in the malaria world recently is the discovery, announced last week in the journal <a href="http://www.sciencemag.org/content/331/6017/596.abstract" jquery1297210612345="23" target="_blank"><strong><font color="#3366cc">Science</font></strong></a>, of a previously unknown type of mosquito that some reports said could threaten malaria control efforts in Africa.</p><p>Here’s the problem: Most malaria control efforts in Africa — bednets, spraying — are aimed at preventing mosquitoes from biting humans indoors at night. This newly discovered mosquito, dubbed “Goundry” (after the community in Burkina Faso where it was identified), appears to operate <strong>outdoors</strong>.</p><p><a href="http://humanosphere.kplu.org/2011/02/new-skeeter-bugs-malaria-control-campaign/">Read More</a></p><p> Wed, 09 Feb 2011 00:49:36 +0000 Tom Paulson 746 at http://kplu.org Seattle malaria researcher reacts to newly discovered mosquito