Aedes


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'For a long-term solution, I suggested to the Health Department to open a 'stop' (a station or counter) in the night markets, morning markets and the farmers' markets to enable us to give an explanation on the dangers of Aedes.
To rid Aedes aegypti mosquitoes of breeding spots, the EcoWaste Coalition urged the public to take these preventive steps to heart: frequently inspect and remove stagnant water in your household and neighborhood, get rid of discards that can collect and hold water, recycle or dispose of water-collecting containers that are not needed, keep recyclables dry and clean, change water in flower vases weekly, flip the flowerpot plate to remove water, cover water pails, drums, and tanks with lids or mosquito-proof mesh, empty and clean water containers thoroughly once a week, clear the roof gutter of leaves and other debris so that pools of water do not form, and puncture or cut old rubber tires used as roof support to avoid collecting water.
'To prevent being bitten by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, we must sleep in insecticide-treated mosquito nets and make sure rooms are well lit, either naturally or by having the lights on."
"We are just beginning to discover and understand, the Aedes aegypti or yellow fever mosquito, which transmits dengue, yellow fever, chikungunya, Zika virus, and possibly a number of emerging viral diseases, and the Aedes albopictus mosquito, also known as the Asian Tiger Mosquito (in the USA), which also serves as a vector for arboviral diseases.
By now, it seems clear that Aedes aegypti and, to a lesser extent, Aedes albopticus are the main vectors implying that humans probably serve as primary amplification hosts when their viremia is sufficient in duration and magnitude (26).
For these reasons, ovitraps are one of the most practical tools for surveillance of container-inhabiting Aedes (Wu et al.
Dengue fever is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes and is a global public health concern.
In 1970, it has been cautioned that Aedes aegypti, should be studied as a long-term regional, national and world problem rather than as a momentary local threat to the communities.
Aedes usually bites during daytime, but anopheles prefers to bite during the night.
Dengue is a tropical disease caused by a virus of the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
FRIDAY, June 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Aedes mosquitoes in California can spread the Zika virus, according to a study published online June 21 in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases.
The two sister diseases are transmitted by the Aedes aegypti - a black mosquito with white spots that only bites during the day.
Here, we report on the presence and the characteristics of a midgut [PLA.sub.2] in larvae of the mosquitoes, Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus.