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A mosquito's antenna responds to odors. Scientists are trying to figure out how the malaria parasite might trigger a change in body odor that draws in mosquitoes that carry the disease, like the Anopheles skeeter pictured above. BSIP/UIG/Getty Images hide caption

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A female hiker is attacked by bugs on the Welch-Dickey trail. Tyler Stableford / Aurora Outdoo/Getty Images/Aurora Creative hide caption

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How To Teach Mosquitoes To Leave You Alone

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Monsoon rains flooded Mumbai in August 2017. Aedes aegypti mosquitoes can spread diseases like dengue fever. Drought has affected the health of Somalians. (From left) Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images; Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images; Arif Hudaverdi Yaman/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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How Climate Change Is Already Affecting Health, Spreading Disease

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Pregnant women — and those trying to get pregnant — should not travel to places where the Zika virus is circulating. For children, age is a factor. Alessandro Abel/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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Is Zika Dangerous For Kids? It Probably Depends On The Age

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Michelle Flandez's son Inti Perez — pictured at home in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in 2016 — was born with microcephaly linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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Maudeline Orelien, 22, with her son, Wilguens Pierre, who was born in July with microcephaly. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Why The Low Zika Numbers In Haiti Might Be Wrong

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These are insect cells infected with the Guaico Culex virus. The different colors denote cells infected with different pieces of the virus. Only the brown-colored cells are infectious, because they contain the complete virus. Michael Lindquist/Cell Press hide caption

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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy looks at a sample of mosquitoes in Orlando, Fla., on Monday. With him is Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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