Fungus makes mosquitoes much more likely to become infected with malaria

Posted by on September 28, 2016 12:33 pm
Categories: health

A fungus that compromises the immune system of mosquitoes, making them more susceptible to infection with the parasite that causes malaria, has been discovered by scientists. Because environmental microorganisms can vary greatly from region to region, the researchers say the findings may help explain variations in the prevalence of malaria in different geographic areas.

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