More than 9,000 people have contracted the mosquito-borne disease since January
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When British doctor Sir Ronald Ross discovered the crucial link between mosquitos and malaria at the end of the 19 century, he understandably thought it marked the beginning of the end of the deadly disease – rampant then not only in colonial India and Africa, but also in southern European countries such as Greece and Italy.
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Most dangerous mosquito is evolving to create a new problem for Africa, and for scientists fighting disease
Research may open new avenues of study to halt disease