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Dengue: Yes, You Can Get It Again

Aedes aegypti, the daytime-biting mosquito that prefers human blood. (CDC Photo)

Medical entomologists are learning more and more about Aedes aegypti, the daytime-biting mosquito that prefers human blood. The mosquito transmits the Zika virus, currently "the" hot medical topic. But it also transmits dengue, yellow fever and...

Aedes aegypti, the daytime-biting mosquito that prefers human blood. (CDC Photo)
Aedes aegypti, the daytime-biting mosquito that prefers human blood. (CDC Photo)

Aedes aegypti, the daytime-biting mosquito that prefers human blood. (CDC Photo)

Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 6:03 PM
Tags: Aedes aegypti (22), dengue (10), dengue mosquito (3), Iquitos (2), PLOS (1), Steve Stoddard (2), Thomas Scott (14)

Temperature Fluctuations Affect Population Growth Rate of Dengue Mosquito

Dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Exciting research today out of the University of California, Davis. The PLOS ONE journal published  “Effects of Fluctuating Daily Temperatures at Critical Thermal Extremes on Aedes aegypti Life-History Traits," written by lead...

Dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Posted on Friday, March 8, 2013 at 9:49 PM

In Pursuit of the Dengue Mosquito

Jacklyn Wong in a canopy just outside of Iquitos, Peru. (Photo by Stephen Yanoviak)

The target: the dengue mosquito. The occasion: A UC Davis Department of Entomology seminar. Jacklyn Wong, who last summer received her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, studying with major professor and mosquito expert Tom Scott, will headline...

Jacklyn Wong in a canopy just outside of Iquitos, Peru. (Photo by Stephen Yanoviak)
Jacklyn Wong in a canopy just outside of Iquitos, Peru. (Photo by Stephen Yanoviak)

Jacklyn Wong in a canopy just outside of Iquitos, Peru. (Photo by Stephen Yanoviak)

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 Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 8:11 PM
 
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