All it does is breed mosquitoes and attract snakes.
I'm not taking chances that mosquitoes or whatever remain.
One noteworthy feature in Liberia, however, is the relative absence of mosquitoes, and the white ants and some other insect pests are not so troublesome here as in other parts of West Africa.
The absence or extreme paucity of mosquitoes no doubt accounts for the infrequency of malarial fever in the interior.
An old popular belief current in different countries, and derived from common observation, connected mosquitoes with malaria, and from time to time this theory found support in more scientific quarters on general grounds, but it lacked demonstration and attracted little attention.
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