These Mosquitoes Carry Malaria And Can't Be Killed By Poison
Scientists have discovered a new "super mosquito" in Mali that's resistant to insecticides.By Christine Slusser | January 13, 2015
If there's one universal thing we can all agree on, it's that mosquitoes suck — literally and figuratively. And now, they "super" suck.
By which we mean a newly discovered insecticide-resistant "super mosquito" has been discovered. Everybody should probably panic.
According to a press release from the University of California, Davis, two malaria mosquito species in Mali led to this "super mosquito" that can survive exposure to poisons meant to kill them.