Archived articles

mosquitoes

Public health
Deliberately buggy code
Published Winter 2018
With the release of a mosquito emoji, public health organizations gain a valuable tool in the fight against Zika / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Malaria
Sequencing a motherline
Published July 30, 2018
First-ever sequencing of mitochondrial DNA for An. funestus mosquito could yield new avenues for combating malaria
Byte-sized bug
A mosquito emoji takes flight
Published Feb 8, 2018
The mosquito emoji is among the 157 new characters coming to your smartphone this summer
Public health
Buzzworthy emoji idea
Published Sept 18, 2017
Mosquito symbol for social media would make it easier for health professionals to communicate about risks, research
Global Health
Netting a sustainable business model
Published July 20, 2017
After successful bed net campaigns in Ghana, researchers aim to create a thriving, sustainable commercial market
Zika virus
Economic impact of Zika outbreak could exceed $18B in Latin America, Caribbean
Published May 8, 2017
Carey School researchers conduct rapid assessment analysis based on existing data on incidence, transmission of virus linked to birth defects
Zika virus
Study: Zika outbreak in U.S. could come with high costs
Published May 4, 2017
Researchers use computer models to estimate the potential impact of outbreak based on various epidemic sizes
Bug off
A matter of taste
Published Oct 24, 2016
Changing 'flavor' of humans could help repel mosquitoes, fight malaria, scientists say / Hopkins Medicine