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Female mosquitoes can transmit Zika virus to eggs, offspring


Killing only adult mosquitoes may not end Zika outbreaks As the recent Miami outbreak of Zika virus, transmitted by the bite of female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, prompts an all-out war on the pest, new research reveals that female mosquitoes can pass the virus on to their eggs and offspring, bolstering the need for larvicide use as an integral part of the effort ...

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