Aedes aegypti

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Noun1.Aedes aegypti - mosquito that transmits yellow fever and dengueAedes aegypti - mosquito that transmits yellow fever and dengue
mosquito - two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
Aedes, genus Aedes - yellow-fever mosquitos
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This has already exposed them to dengue fever risks,' she said mentioning that concerned Aedes Egypti mosquito breeds in clean water.
It is usually acquired through bites from infected Aedes egypti mosquitoes, the same type of mosquito that spreads Dengue and Chikungunya.
As the Zika virus transmitted through Aedes Egypti mosquito is one of the anticipated causes of microcephaly, the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has marked at least 100 hospitals across the country to screen pregnant women for any possibility of carrying a diseased foetus through advanced genetic testing.