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Battling Dengue at a Field Station in Iquitos, Peru

This is Iquitos, Peru, known as the

UC Davis epidemiologist Amy Morrison knows Iquitos, Peru, like the back of her hand. Travelers know Iquitos as the "capital of the Peruvian Amazon" but scientists know it as a hot spot for dengue, a mosquito-borne viral disease with raging outbreaks in...

Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 3:24 PM

Zeroing in on Dengue

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

Deep in the heart of the Amazon forest, the dengue mosquito, Aedes aegpti, is on the prowl. So are researchers from the Thomas Scott lab at UC Davis. Scott, a medical entomologist who directs the state-funded UC Mosquito Research Laboratory, and his...

Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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