Sting in the hot, dry weather

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014

PETALING JAYA: The Aedes mosquito is more aggressive and bites more frequently in hot and dry weather, according to a dengue expert.

Prof Dr Sazaly Abu Bakar, who is with the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Arbovirus Research and Reference at Univer­siti Malaya, said the lack of water makes the mosquitoes more aggressive.

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