Mosquitoes are a major global health threat and Notre Dame researchers are fighting back

Author: Brandi Klingerman

Mosquitoes are a major global health threat and Notre Dame researchers are fighting back

More than one million people die from diseases spread by mosquitoes each year. Malaria is one of the biggest culprits, with an estimated 219 million new cases of the disease each year, and with 90 percent of all cases and deaths occurring in sub-Saharan Africa.