(Medical Xpress)—It's just math: The longer a mosquito lives, the better its odds of transmitting disease to humans or animals.
Mosquitoes infected with the bacteria Wolbachia are more likely to become infected with West Nile virus and more likely to transmit the virus to humans, according to a team of researchers.
Cases of chikungunya continue to rise, with more than 100 people from the United States infected with the mosquito-borne virus that they contracted while out of the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and ...
Sentinel chicken flocks in northern WA have tested positive for the deadly mosquito borne viruses Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE) and Kunjin, prompting a public health warning in mid-June.
Malaysia has set up a task force to combat dengue fever as deaths from the mosquito-borne tropical disease have soared, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Tuesday.