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Mosquito that carries Zika virus has long, deadly history

Welcome back, Aedes aegypti, you tiny, blood-sucking bastard. Of the 3,500 species of mosquitoes, you’re almost everybody’s least favorite. You gave us yellow fever, which starts with vicious pain in the joints and ends with projectile vomit of blackened blood. You gave us dengue, which is also known as bone-break fever, because that’s what it feels like.

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