Rising Temperatures Reduce Aedes Mosquitoes' Ability to Transmit Zika Virus
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Two species of mosquito carry and transmit Zika virus: Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. This infographic summarizes results of NEVBD-supported research into the affect of rising temperatures on mosquito life span and ability to transmit Zika virus. Information based on manuscript by Onyango et al. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1080/22221751.2019.1707125.
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Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-borne Diseases is supported through Cooperative Agreement Number 1U01CK000509-01 between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Cornell University.
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Aedes albopictus; Aedes aegypti; Zika virus; temperature; transmission
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