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Mosquito Diseases

Mosquitoes have been called the deadliest known disease carriers . Because they suck blood, they carry infections between people and also between species. They spread malaria, filariasis, dengue fever, chikungunya, and yellow fever.

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Plant Virus Inspires design of new Vaccine against Malaria
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A new study has found that genetically engineered mosquitoes were resistant to multiple types of dengue virus (DENV).

The findings of the .....
Better malaria therapies possible by Knowing Drug Interactions
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About Mosquito Diseases
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Malaria - Protection Strategies
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Filariasis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment , FAQs
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