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This female mosquito (Aedes aegypti) has filled up on human blood on May 23, 2012. The U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agriculture Research Scientist (ARS) scientists are working to protect U.S. soldiers from this insect pest and other disease-spreading insects by developing new repellents, treated fabrics, and more. USDA photo by Stephen Ausmus.

 

 

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Taken on May 23, 2012