Sens. Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio put aside their partisan differences Thursday to introduce legislation that would provide the full $1.9 billion in supplemental appropriations sought by President Barack Obama to combat Zika.
After an outbreak of Ockelbo disease in northern Sweden in 2013, researchers at Umeå University were able to trace the virus to mosquitos in an area of Lövånger. In a new study, researchers have shown that mosquito larvae ...
(HealthDay)—Zika infection isn't always obvious. In one recent case, a rash, bloodshot eyes and spots in the mouth were key symptoms of infection with the mosquito-borne virus, researchers report.
British biotech company Oxitec and the Cayman Islands government announced plans Thursday to release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the fight against a species that spreads Zika and other diseases.
The first commercial test for the Zika virus has been cleared for emergency use in the U.S. and could be available by next week.
After the Zika virus appeared in Brazil in the spring of 2015, it was then discovered in Suriname last autumn. Will it also lead to congenital defects in babies there? Together with virologists from Rotterdam, Wageningen ...
A technique for reducing the number of infectious malaria parasites in whole blood could significantly reduce the number of cases of transmission of malaria through blood transfusion, according to a collaboration between ...
The species of mosquito that carries the Zika virus has been found in mainland Chile for the first time in six decades, the country's health minister said Monday.
Mozzies. Skeeters. Stingers. Whatever you call them, mosquitoes don't get much love from our species.
Anophelinae Culicinae Toxorhynchitinae
Mosquito (from the Spanish and Portuguese meaning "small fly") is a common flying insect in the family Culicidae that is found around the world. There are about 3,500 species of mosquitoes. They are vectors for a number of infectious diseases that kill millions of people per year.
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