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 yellow fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti), which also carries the Zika virus, originated in Africa, but was brought to the Western Hemisphere by European explorers hundreds of years ago.
Zika is transmitted by the bite of the yellow fever mosquito aedes aegypti.
Researchers used a new epidemiological model that analyzed how climate impacts the spread of Zika by both of its major vectors, the yellow fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti) and the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus).
Yellow fever is transmitted via Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti, also known as the yellow fever mosquito, and the main symptoms are fever, headache and nausea.