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Malaria is a vector-borne infectious disease caused by protozoan parasites. It is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions, including parts of the Americas, Asia, and Africa. Malaria is one of the most common infectious diseases and an enormous public health problem.

 

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Could Spiders Help Prevent Malaria?

Scientists in Kenya have discovered an East African spider, Evarcha
Culicivora that is attracted by the smell of human sweat. This spider preys on Anopheles
Gambiae mosquito. ...Read More

Posted on : Friday, February 18, 2011 7:04 PM
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This spider can stop the spread of malaria by eating the malaria-carrying mosquitoes. But first, we must make sure that this spider is not poisonous so that we can keep it in homes.
Replied on Friday, February 18, 2011 7:04 PM
But how those spiders will eat that mosquitoes at home? I dint get this theory, will you please explain it or give me some link where i will get full information on it.
Replied on Monday, August 4, 2014 3:58 AM
 


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