Western Australian Naturalists Club

Encouraging the study and protection of the natural environment

How Mosquitoes Find Humans for Blood – Dr Wei Xu

"Hew Roberts" Nedlands Lecture Theatre Clifton St., Nedlands

Mosquitoes have an amazing ability to zero in on us from afar and head straight for our bare skin. They transmit several serious diseases including malaria, one of the most common infectious diseases in the world. Nearly one million people die of malaria every year. Mosquitoes also transmit dengue, yellow ...