Mosquito attractant

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Subject: Mosquito attractant
From: Syd Curtis <>
Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2000 18:03:28 +1000
"New Scientist" (11 Nov. 2000) carries a note (p. 24) that "it's the
bacteria in human sweat that attract bloodsucking mosquitoes",  and that
"old sweat was much more potent."

So, if the mosquitoes are bad, stick around someone who sweats a lot but who
washes infrequently?   :-)


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