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Efforts to understand what attracts the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes has been researched in ernest over the past 12 years.
Many studies, based on the extent of urbanisation and vegetation coverage in urban areas have demonstrated the breeding pattern of Aedes mosquitoes.
This is to meet increasing global demand for Aedes aegypti control programmes.
More research is needed on indoor spraying, the team concluded, although the review results are very promising, particularly in comparison with other Aedes control methods.
The virus can be transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito.
The Aedes aegypti is a small mosquito that is especially difficult to avoid because it is a silent flyer, well adapted to the urban environment, and largely found indoors," says Dr.
The World Health Organization is utilizing genetically modified mosquitoes to diminish Aedes populations; trials conducted in affected areas of Brazil revealed that the number of Aedes mosquitoes was reduced by 90%.
Zika virus is a mosquito-borne virus that was first identified in Uganda in 1947 and is believed that the virus is primarily transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito from the Aedes genus, Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, the same mosquitos that transmit Dengue, Chikungunya and Yellow Fever.
The fewer he finds, the better, because today Hancock is hunting Aedes aegypti, one of two mosquito species known to carry and transmit the virus known as Zika.
In the context of vector borne diseases, the mechanical translocation and subsequent adaptation of vectors between endemic and non-endemic areas is a common phenomenon that can lead to the introduction of infection; for example, it is well documented that the mosquito Aedes aegypti, vector of Yellow fever, Dengue, Chicungunya and Zika viruses was shipped by steamers along the Magdalena River from Cartagena in the 1880s (1).
The research was done at Recife, a city in the Zika epicenter of northeastern Brazil where the Culex is 20 times more common than the Aedes aegypti mosquito.