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Curious Kids: What would happen if all the mosquitoes in the world disappeared?

By Shüné Oliver, Medical scientist, National Institute for Communicable Diseases
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Curious Kids is a series for children in which we ask experts to answer questions from kids.

What would happen if all the mosquitoes in the world disappeared? (Niko, 4, Diani in Kenya)

Most people in the world absolutely hate mosquitoes. Personally, I don’t mind them – they don’t really bite me, so they do not bother me that much. That is not the case for most people, who cannot stand the itchy bites and annoying noise mosquitoes make.

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