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Aedes

[ā′ē·dēz]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of the dipterous subfamily Culicinae in the family Culicidae, with species that are vectors for many diseases of humans.

aedes

1. In Roman antiquity, any edifice or a minor shrine, not formally consecrated.
2. Now, any chapel or temple.
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According to them, increased rainfall along with environmentally deteriorated conditions around human settlement was the main reason for increased vector abundance of both immature and mature forms of Aedes mosquitoes.
The present study deals with the indication of trans-ovarial transmission of DENV in wild caught Aedes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Unlike other mosquitoes that spread diseases like West Nile by biting birds and then biting humans, Aedes aegypti wants only human flesh.
Aedes aegypti doesn't breed in ponds, marshes, swamps, or wetlands, and thus there are no frogs and no fish to eat these mosquitoes--one reason they've done so well as a species.
13,14] Dengue viruses are transmitted by infected Aedes mosquitoes during feeding, which can occur several times in a day causing intense transmission of the disease.
Within a nation's borders, ecologic factors, such as temperature, precipitation, vegetation, and human population density, that define suitable habitats for Aedes species vary.
For many experts, the biggest potential threat is Aedes albopictus, otherwise known as the Asian tiger mosquito, which is expanding its range widely and is capable of spreading more than 25 viruses, including Zika.
The UK is too cold for the Aedes mosquitoes but almost 1.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new repellent device could be an effective tool for preventing bites from the Aedes aegypti mosquito -- the primary vector of Zika, chikungunya, dengue, and yellow fever -- according to a new article.
Zika virus is spread by the aedes mosquito, the same type of mosquito that transmits dengue, yellow fever and chikungunya, said Dr.