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Arbovirus is the name given to Arthropod-borne viruses, that is, viruses that are transmitted to vertebrates, such as people and mammals, by blood-feeding insects called arthropods, such as mosquitoes. Vertebrate infection occurs when the infected insect bites an animal or person and takes a blood meal.
Combination strategies more effective for reducing population of tiger mosquitos

Combination strategies more effective for reducing population of tiger mosquitos

Combination of strategies reduces more than half the number of tiger mosquitos

Combination of strategies reduces more than half the number of tiger mosquitos

Strong 'innate immunity' effective in chikungunya patients

Strong 'innate immunity' effective in chikungunya patients

Chikungunya virus spreads to new vectors

Chikungunya virus spreads to new vectors

First draft of the genome sequence of Aedes aegypti mosquito

First draft of the genome sequence of Aedes aegypti mosquito

Los Angeles health officials urge public to take preventative measures against West Nile virus

Los Angeles health officials urge public to take preventative measures against West Nile virus