WHAT MOSQUITOES CARRY ZIKA

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Zika Virus Prevention: Summary for General Public in Puerto Rico

Zika Virus Prevention: Summary for General Public in Puerto Rico

Here are effective steps you can take to protect yourself, your family, and your community from the spread of Zika virus. COVER and REPEL. REMOVE ...

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Dengue and Chikungunya in Our Backyard: Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Dengue and Chikungunya in Our Backyard: Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes are the primary vectors for dengue, chikungunya, yellow fever, and Zika viruses. Taken together, these viruses ...

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What is the Zika Virus

What is the Zika Virus

With Zika virus emerging as a public health concern worldwide, experts at The Johns Hopkins Hospital are closely monitoring the spread of the mosquito-borne ...

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Zap Zika: Apply Insect Repellent

Zap Zika: Apply Insect Repellent

Use insect repellent to prevent mosquito bites. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: ...

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Dr. Gregory Poland discusses Zika virus and genetically modified mosquitoes

Dr. Gregory Poland discusses Zika virus and genetically modified mosquitoes

Recently, the World Health Organization declared Zika virus a highly significant long-term problem rather than a global health emergency crisis. Dr. Gregory ...

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Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Diseases with Dr. Ronald Rosenberg

Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Diseases with Dr. Ronald Rosenberg

In this session of Beyond the Data, Dr. Phoebe Thorpe and Dr. Ronald Rosenberg discuss Zika virus and the mosquitoes that transmit it. Tune in to hear what ...

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Zika Virus | Could Local Mosquitos Spread Disease?

Zika Virus | Could Local Mosquitos Spread Disease?

The type of mosquito carrying the Zika virus couldn't survive the Canadian cold. But is it possible for home-grown mosquitoes to spread the disease?

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Stop Zika? Learn More about the Mosquito Immune System

Stop Zika? Learn More about the Mosquito Immune System

Before a mosquito can transmit a disease like dengue fever, Zika, or malaria to a human, the mosquito itself must get infected. That means the parasite or virus ...

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"Asian tiger" mosquito could carry Zika virus to more U.S. states

"Asian tiger" mosquito could carry Zika virus to more U.S. states

There are new fears about the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The mosquito that carries Zika is usually contained to a handful of states, mostly in the ...

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Meet the Scientists Hunting Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes

Meet the Scientists Hunting Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes

The mosquito is historically one of the most deadly animals on the planet, spreading epidemics such Dengue, Malaria, and now Zika at alarming rates. In this ...

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Mosquitoes that carry Zika could bring deadlier yellow fever

Mosquitoes that carry Zika could bring deadlier yellow fever

Infected travelers could bring yellow fever disease to South Florida, which has the right mosquitoes for it to spread.

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Researchers Attacking Zika Virus By Stirring Up Mosquitoes’ Taste Buds

Researchers Attacking Zika Virus By Stirring Up Mosquitoes’ Taste Buds

Summer is here and the U.S. is bracing for the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus. A Vanderbilt University researcher is working on one way to stop the spread of ...

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UN Responds To Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus

UN Responds To Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus

United Nations - A rare tropical disease – the Zika virus - is spreading rapidly in parts of Latin America and the Caribbean. First surfacing in Brazil, it has infected ...

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Pregnant women warned about Zika virus outbreak

Pregnant women warned about Zika virus outbreak

Zika virus, a mosquito-borne virus that can cause birth defects, has seen an uptick in Latin America and the Caribbean. The CDC is now advising pregnant ...

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Brazil to use genetically modified mosquitoes to fight Zika

Brazil to use genetically modified mosquitoes to fight Zika

A recent study from Brazil claims that genetically modified mosquitoes can be used in the fight against an insect that spreads Zika and other diseases.

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