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Flick- don't swat- that mosquito!

by Angeline Booher / July 19, 2004 8:39 AM PDT
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Flicking away pesky mosquitoes may be better than swatting the bloodsucking insects, which can risk infections if their body parts are smashed into human skin, researchers say.

The issue is reviewed in an article published this month in the New England Journal of Medicine that focuses on a 57-year-old Pennsylvania woman who died in 2002 of a fungal infection in her muscles called Brachiola algerae.


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(NT) (NT) Re: Thanks, that's good to know
by Mary Kay / July 19, 2004 9:15 AM PDT
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I've swatted so many...
by Angeline Booher / July 19, 2004 9:45 AM PDT
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Re: I've swatted so many...
by Rolway / July 19, 2004 9:58 AM PDT

Now if they were lightning bugs, Angeline. You would be aglowing in the dark. Grin


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