Researchers find new mosquito species that may carry malaria

09/4/2009 | United Press International

Researchers have discovered a new species of mosquito in South Africa that has similarities with the Anopheles funestus -- another mosquito species considered as a major transmitter of malaria because it feeds on humans and not animals. The newly found species has the potential to carry malaria, but further studies need to be undertaken to confirm this, a researcher said.

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