Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, here in Milan, Mich., was charged in federal court in December with trying to detonate an explosive device on a Dec. 25 flight from Amsterdam to Detroit.
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The Anopheles gambiae mosquito, the principal transmitter of malaria in Africa, is shown feeding. Infected female mosquitoes transmit the parasites that cause the disease when they bite.
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Dr. Charlie Kleinman got a heart transplant two years ago. His new heart is that of 17-year-old Marc Dawson, who drowned. Kleinman says he struggled to find the courage to contact Marc's parents to thank them — and it only got harder when he was diagnosed with liver cancer.
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