Malaria mosquito likes humans and apes

Press/Media: Research

Description

Most mosquitoes in areas with both humans and chimpanzees are attracted by the odour of both, according to research by PhD candidate Julian Bakker and WUR alumnus Niels Verhulst. This means those mosquitoes could play a role in the transmission of malaria from apes to humans

Period19 Sep 2019

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  • TitleMalaria mosquito likes humans and apes
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletResource p. 10
    Media typePrint
    CountryNetherlands
    Date19/09/19
    Producer/AuthorTessa Louwerens
    URLhttps://edepot.wur.nl/501199
    PersonsJulian Bakker