“For Homo sapiens, the mosquito is still by far the deadliest creature on the planet. While extracting blood to nourish its eggs, the female mosquito kills approximately 1 million of our kind each year.” And rising temperatures seem to bring some deadly mosquitoes to a region near you. A Deadly Mosquito-Borne Illness Is Brewing in the Northeast. (Hey, you wanted something to take your mind off Covid19, and murder hornets didn’t seem to catch on…)