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How does Dengue get spread?

SOURCE – WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION – COUNTRY OFFICE FOR INDIA

 

How does Dengue spread?

The dengue are viruses.
They are transmitted into humans due to bite of a INFECTED mosquito called AEDES

The biting is done by female mosquito by serrated plungers. This is absent in males.

AEDES AEGYPTI is responsible for both
1) Dengue fever
2) Chikungunya

This mosquito has adapted to live near humans.
They have even reduced the humming of their wings.
They usually attack from below. Means below knees and elbow.
Whereas other species of mosquito may fly near your face.

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