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Why Don’t Mozzies Get a Fever?

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Viral diseases transmitted by mosquito bite are a major public health problem worldwide.

By Prasad Paradkar, Jean-Bernard Duchemin & Peter Walker

Understanding how mosquitoes protect themselves from the viruses they carry could lead to new ways of controlling the spread of viral diseases like dengue or yellow fever.

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