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Are mosquitoes useful? Or should we just get rid of all of them?

If you could get rid of every mosquito in the world... would you? (The Canadian Press)

It's mosquito season, and that's got us wondering: are mosquitoes an important part of our ecosystem, or can we get rid of them without causing any problems? Andrew speaks to Sonia Shah, the author of The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years and George speaks to Richard Merritt, a professor of entomology at Michigan State University.

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