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Mosquitoes highly resistant to insecticides identified in Asia

Mosquitoes highly resistant to insecticides identified in Asia

Mosquitoes transmitting dengue fever and other sometimes severe viral diseases have developed high resistance to insecticides in parts of Asia, and new methods to stem their spread are urgently needed, according to a recently published Japanese study. The spraying of insecticides in mosquito-infested areas is a common practice in tropical and subtropical regions. Resistance was …

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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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