BOOK REVIEW: The Mosquito: A Human Hist…

In Timothy Winegard’s telling, the mosquito is the world's deadliest predator, one that has killed more people than any other cause of death in human history by far and the “ultimate agent of historical change." No bigger than the size and weight of a grape seed, it is the mosquito that, much more than any other factor, has brought down governments, impeded the progress of history, “mustered armies of pestilence and stalked battlefields across the globe, often deciding the outcome of game-changing wars."

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