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Mosquitoes and COVID-19

Have you been wondering about mosquitoes and the role they play in vectoring diseases, especially coronavirus/COVID-19? Well, they happen to take the dubious title of the deadliest animal on the planet, because of their ability to transmit many...
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Jumping and crawling insects that want to suck your blood- Halloween Edition Part 2

Although mosquitoes are the first insect we think of when talking blood-feeding insects-  there are a few others that can make our skin crawl at the thought of them on us or in our homes. The insects discussed below are little insect vampires...
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Flying insects that want to suck your blood-Halloween Edition Part 1

Of the one million identified insect species worldwide, less than 1% are considered true pests. Those pest insects are either harmful to us, to our food crops, or to our homes. They can also cause aesthetic damage. To break it down further, there...
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