This 2006 photograph depicted a female Aedes aegypti mosquito while she was in the process of acquiring a blood meal from her human host. Aedes species mosquitoes, including Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, are carriers of the Zika virus, which an also be transmitted by blood transfusions and by a man to his sexual partners, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This 2006 photograph depicted a female Aedes aegypti mosquito while she was in the process of acquiring a blood meal from her human host. Aedes species mosquitoes, including Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, are carriers of the Zika virus, which an also be transmitted by blood transfusions and by a man to his sexual partners, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. James Gathany
This 2006 photograph depicted a female Aedes aegypti mosquito while she was in the process of acquiring a blood meal from her human host. Aedes species mosquitoes, including Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, are carriers of the Zika virus, which an also be transmitted by blood transfusions and by a man to his sexual partners, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. James Gathany

As mosquito season nears, Miami at greater risk of Zika virus spread

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