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Resolving malaria’s dry-season dilemma

An innovative isotopic labelling strategy shows that malaria mosquitoes in the West-African Sahel region survive in dormancy over the prolonged dry season. These results have implications for efforts to suppress malaria transmission in Africa.

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Fig. 1: Isotopic labelling demonstrates dry-seasonal survival of adult A. coluzzi mosquitoes.

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Armbruster, P.A. Resolving malaria’s dry-season dilemma. Nat Ecol Evol 6, 1593–1594 (2022).

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