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Trying to Control Dengue

The dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy  of James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

It's not just high temperatures that play a significant role in the transmission of dengue, a deadly mosquito-borne disease that strikes millions of people in tropical and subtropical countries. The size and pattern of fluctuations in daily...

The dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy  of James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).
The dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy of James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

The dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy of James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

Posted on Monday, April 18, 2011 at 8:03 PM

On the Trail of Dengue

Killer Mosquito

Medical entomologist Thomas Scott (right), professor of entomology at the University of California, Davis, and a newly elected fellow of the Entomological Society of America, knows his foe well. His foe? The day-biting, tiger-striped mosquito, Aedes...

Killer Mosquito
Killer Mosquito

DENGUE MOSQUITO--The Aedes aegypti mosquito transmits the virus that causes dengue fever. (Photo by James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

At work
At work

THOMAS SCOTT at work in his lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 8, 2010 at 5:26 PM
Tags: Aedes aegypti (21), Carl Zimmer (1), dengue (8), Thomas Scott (8)

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