BioSpace reviews some recently published scientific studies, including researchers with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus releasing a new study calling attention to the emergence of mosquito-borne viral outbreaks in West Africa.

The World Health Organization said eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to control the mosquito-borne disease.

Texas launched aerial attacks on mosquitoes swarming coastal regions of the state and threatening to spread disease and hinder disaster recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.