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Mosquitoes cause millions of deaths every year

UNI India-English 2017-11-09 10:24:00
Kolkata, Nov 9 (UNI) Mosquitoes are one of the deadliest animals in the world, their ability to carry and spread disease to humans causes millions of deaths every year.

More than half of the world’s population live in areas where this mosquito species is present.
Sustained mosquito control efforts are important to prevent outbreaks from these diseases.
There are several different types of mosquitoes and some have the ability to carry many different diseases.

Dengue, chikungunya, Zika and yellow fever are all transmitted to humans by the Aedes aegypti mosquito.