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Plagued by mosquito bites? New research suggests why, with public health implications


Researchers at Rockefeller University discovered one of the reasons mosquitoes target some more than others: acids on your skin that are eaten by bacteria, creating an odor. NBC News’ Stephanie Gosk breaks down how the study worked. The aim is to improve repellants and cut down on disease.

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Appearing:Lester Holt
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