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Anopheles stephensi mosquito

Anopheles stephensi mosquito

A new study shows the malaria-transmitting Anopheles stephensi has a strong preference for type B human blood. The finding has implications for identifying individuals at high risk of mosquito-borne disease, but those with other blood types shouldn’t put away the insect repellent. (Photo by Jim Gathany, CDC Public Health Image Library)

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