Bill Gates introduces Mosquito Week on his personal blog, the Gates Notes.

April 29, 2014

This Bill Gates Infographic Reveals The World’s Deadliest Animal — And It’s Not Even A Close Race

Bill Gates posted the graphic below to his blog on April 25.

Mosquitoes carry devastating diseases like malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever, and encephalitis.  It shows how many people are killed by different species of animal every year. The big red block at the bottom might surprise you: