Scientists at Work: Why Do Mosquitoes Bite You?

Episode 63


Scientists at Work: Why Do Mosquitoes Bite You?

100 million—The number of people infected each year by a disease transmitted through a mosquito bite.

In our latest “Scientists at Work” episode, 2015 Pew biomedical scholar Lindy McBride discusses her research on one of the peskiest and deadliest insects on the planet: the mosquito. Listen in as we learn the facts about mosquitoes and why you may be more susceptible than other people to their bites.

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