Why do we celebrate World Mosquito Day?

The world's deadliest insect gets its own day

Stars Insider

17/08/18 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Mosquito

Observed annually on August 20, World Mosquito Day commemorates the 1897 discovery by British doctor Sir Ronald Ross that malaria is transfered by mosquitoes.

Browse the gallery and find out why such a malevolent, bloodsucking, and supremely annoying insect gets its own special day out.


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