World Mosquito Day?

Did you know that Saturday was World Mosquito Day? I didn't either until I was checking out Facebook this morning.

The National Institutes of Health declared August 20 as World Mosquito Day in recognition of the past discovery that female mosquitoes transmit malaria.

Though the parasite is under control in the United States, the disease kills a million people every year. Hundreds of millions are infected. If you're traveling to a part of the world where malaria is endemic, you can get help and advice about preventing its transmission from the CDC.

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