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World Mosquito Day

August 20, 2022

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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on day 20 of August, repeating indefinitely

World Mosquito Day

When:
August 20

Where:
Everywhere

First occurrence:
1897

August 20 is the anniversary of the day in 1897
when the British doctor Ronald Ross discovered
that the female Anopheles mosquitoes transmit malaria
between humans.
This simple discovery led to scientists being able to better
understand the relationship between mosquitoes and diseases,
and how to prevent it.

#WorldMosquitoDay #MosquitoDay

 

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Date:
August 20, 2022
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