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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'The vector surveillance for the affected villages revealed the high percentage of Aedes Aegypti larvae presence,' Maravite said.
Of the four strains of dengue, which is transmitted to humans by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, dengue 3 is the predominant strain this year.
The report said the dengue carrier, the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which incubates in less than two weeks, 'lives in urban habitats and breeds mostly in man-made containers.
The Quezon City-based group called on all local leaders down to the barangays "to see to it that discards are properly managed to deprive Aedes aegypti mosquitoes of breeding sites such as stagnant water in the surroundings.''
KARACHI -- Prevention and Control Program for Dengue(PCPD) Sindh has launched larvicidal activity in high risk areas of Karachi to control breeding and growth of mosquitoes 'aedes aegypti', the vector that causes dengue fever.
Background: The mosquito Aedes aegypti is a major vector for transmission of viruses causing dengue fever, yellow fever, Zika, and chikungunya infection.
With four people having now died from dengue fever in Kratie and Ratanakkiri, three of whom were children, the provincial health departments are spraying and distributing insecticide to target the Aedes aegypti mosquito that carries the virus.
The study examined the effects of electronic music on foraging, host attack and sexual activities of the dengue vector Aedes aegypti. It was found that the female Aedes aegypti bit less when Skrillex was playing.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) celebrated the conclusion of the Muscat Campaign for Elimination of Aedes aegypti Mosquito at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre recently.
Muscat: The Muscat-wide campaign to eliminate the dengue fever causing aedes aegypti mosquito has begun its work in Wilayat Muttrah.
Oman's Ministry of Health is carrying out a two-week campaign to combat the spread of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes to control dengue fever cases in Muscat, which runs until January 21, 2019.