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Where Have All the Mosquitoes Gone?

Where Have All the Mosquitoes Gone?

UIJEONGBU, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Perhaps due to the string of extremely hot and sultry days, mosquitoes have all but disappeared, causing a drop in the number of malaria patients nationwide. According to an announcement by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday, the total number of patients diagnosed with malaria this [...]

Mosquitoes Join Forensic Investigation Team

Mosquitoes Join Forensic Investigation Team

UIJEONGBU, South Korea, July 12 (Korea Bizwire) – According to a research paper entitled, ‘Analysis of Human DNA Recovered from Mosquitoes’ written by Kim Young-sam, a medical examiner from the Forensic Investigation Team at the Gyeonggi Bukbu Provincial Policy Agency, the use of mosquito blood to identify human DNA of possible criminals is being introduced as [...]

S. Korean Athletes Wear ‘Mosquito-Proof’ Uniform at Rio Olympics

S. Korean Athletes Wear ‘Mosquito-Proof’ Uniform at Rio Olympics

SEOUL, July 4 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s apparel firm Kolon Fashion Material Co. said Monday that it will provide “mosquito-free” uniforms to the country’s athletes participating in the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics.  The so-called “MOS-LOCK” will be made out of fabric that is equipped with repellent that keeps mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus [...]

County in Korea Eradicating Mosquitoes with their Natural Enemy, Loaches

County in Korea Eradicating Mosquitoes with their Natural Enemy, Loaches

JINCHEON, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Jincheon County Office will release 120kg of loaches to eradicate mosquitoes in an eco-friendly way. An average loach is known to eat more than 1,000 mosquito larvae, and the county office started to release loaches into streams and reservoirs in the county last year. As the office in Chungcheongbuk-do [...]