Aedes aegypti

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Synonyms for Aedes aegypti

mosquito that transmits yellow fever and dengue

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"Reckless disposal of anything that can store water such as discarded tires, cans, bottles, plastic bags, and snack packs can serve as a breeding ground for Aedes aegypti," the Zero Waste advocacy group said.
Aedes aegypti is the most important vector for transmission of viruses that cause dengue fever, yellow fever, chikungunya fever, and Zika fever worldwide.
Sovutha said the provincial department of health officials are continuing to work with relevant institutions and authorities to spray insecticide to kill the Aedes aegypti mosquito and its larvae in villages.
The Ministry of Health and the Muscat Municipality is calling on all citizens and residents to help eradicate the breeding areas of the aedes aegypti mosquito and to cooperate with field teams involved in the campaign.
The Aedes aegypti mosquito is the primary species responsible for transmitting viruses such as Zika, dengue and chikungunya, among other viral diseases.
Bappa said the disease was caused by the yellow fever virus and is spread by the bite of primarily an infested female Aedes Aegypti mosquito.
Madam, I would like to draw your attention about Chikungunya Virus (CHIKV), Aedes aegypti mosquito-borne an emerging alpha virus disease.1 CHIKV has recently reared its head and is affecting hundreds of people in the world's highly populated city Karachi-Pakistan.
Dengue is a tropical disease caused by a virus of the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
Australian scientists have wiped out more than 80 per cent of the Aedes aegypti (yellow fever mosquito) population in three locations around the sugar town of Innisfail during a three-month trial, the CSIRO announced on Tuesday.
El Laboratorio de Entomologia por Salud Publica (LDSP), con el apoyo de auxiliares del programa de ETV de la Secretaria de Salud del departamento de Putumayo, desarrollaron busquedas activas del vector Aedes aegypti en los diferentes barrios del municipio, con el objetivo de identificar la existencia de vectores, sus criaderos y evitar su propagacion.
The two sister diseases are transmitted by the Aedes aegypti - a black mosquito with white spots that only bites during the day.
The mosquito Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus, 1762) is a vector of dengue, Chikungunya fever, Zika virus, and urban yellow fever.
While the initial research will focus on Aedes aegypti, the technologies the team develops are meant to be general enough that they can be applied later to different mosquito species that spread other diseases.