Malaria cows -- 001

Malaria cows -- 001

malaria cows

The researchers found that, in an area of India that has a high burden of malaria, most of the mosquitoes that are known to transmit malaria rest in cattle sheds and feed on both cows and humans. In these areas, cattle sheds are often next to and sometimes even connected by a shared wall to human houses.

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