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Dengue and Zika viruses alter your smell to attract mosquitoes

Dengue and Zika viruses alter your smell to attract mosquitoes

—khlungcenter / Shutterstock.com It’s a fact, some people attract more mosquitoes – and therefore get bitten more – than others. According to a study, this could be partly explained by the presence of certain viruses which make people more palatable to these insects. A method used by viruses to spread more easily If some people …

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A viral infection can attract mosquitoes to humans

A viral infection can attract mosquitoes to humans

This article was originally published in Conversation. mosquito The most dangerous animal in the world. hundreds of thousands of general death cases attributed to mosquito-borne diseases including malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, Zika and chikungunya fever. The way mosquitoes seek out and feed on their hosts is an important factor in the spread of the …

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