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the mosquito responsible for yellow fever, a species that is also the vector of the pathogen of dengue; characterized by white lyre-shaped markings on the thorax.
A species that transmits yellow fever and dengue.
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In 1977 (this was some time before Kiple's book-length studies were published), it was confirmed that the eggs of the Aedes egypti
mosquito could host the living yellow fever virus for a considerable length of time (the process known as lateral transmission).
Scientists in Colorado last year showed that it may be possible to make Aedes egypti
mosquitoes refractory to the virus that causes dengue fever.
We are covering Korangi today and would move towards Landhi tomorrow, he said mentioning that besides fumigation all ponds and water drains are also been covered to get eliminated larvae of Aedes Egypti
causing dengue fever.