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“Grape-like aromas” keep mosquitoes at bay

The mosquito is my dad’s nemesis in the insect world. He will go to extraordinary lengths to secure his person from mosquito attack, roaming the corridors on night patrols and jamming mosquito repellent devices into every possible plug socket. Such … Continue reading

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Sanofi-Pasteur’s dengue vaccine shows promise, and an almost unhealthy dash of intrigue

Dengue virus, which is carried by insect vectors such as mosquitoes, represents a severe public health threat in an expanding number of countries, including South America, South-East Asia, Mexico and Africa. While the majority of individuals exposed to dengue virus … Continue reading

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