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President’s Malaria Initiative Recognizes World Mosquito Day

President’s Malaria Initiative: World Mosquito Day — 2017
This fact sheet from PMI discusses World Mosquito Day, recognized on August 20. The day marks “the historic discovery by British doctor Sir Ronald Ross in 1897 that female Anopheles mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans.” The fact sheet also provides information on various mosquito-borne diseases and efforts to monitor, prevent, and treat them (8/18).