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A Poem for World Mosquito Day

World Mosquito Day: on August 20, 1897, Sir Ronald Ross, British physician, discovers that female mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans. The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has held annual celebrations of the day since the 1930s. John Updike (1932-2009) American novelist, … Continue reading

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A Poem for World Mosquito Day

World Mosquito Day: on August 20, 1897, Sir Ronald Ross, British physician, discovers that female mosquitoes transit malaria between humans. The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has held annual celebrations of the day since the 1930s John Updike … Continue reading

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