Trigger Issues: Mosquito

by Richard Swift

Trigger Issues: Mosquito

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This tiny insect causes more human suffering than any other organism - over one million people die from diseases borne by mosquitoes every year. But are scientists finally on the verge of a breakthrough in the fight against malaria? This volume explores how its 2,500 species have invaded not only bodies but culture too: every language acknowledges its fearsome reputation and pays a grudging respect to the tiny terror. As the Dalai Lama says, If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito'.'
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This tiny insect causes more human suffering than any other organism - over one million people die from diseases borne by mosquitoes every year. But are scientists finally on the verge of a breakthrough in the fight against malaria? This volume explores how its 2,500 species have invaded not only bodies but culture too: every language acknowledges its fearsome reputation and pays a grudging respect to the tiny terror. As the Dalai Lama says, If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito'.'

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