What Diseases Can Mosquitoes Spread?

Do all mosquitoes transmit diseases?

Mosquitoes are known to transmit a variety of viruses (e.g., chikungunya, dengue, West Nile, Zika) and other pathogens (e.g., protozoans that cause malaria) that can cause human disease. However, not all species of mosquitoes (there are >2,700 species) can become infected with and transmit all pathogens.

How many diseases are spread by mosquitoes?

Protecting workers from mosquito bites can prevent diseases. Mosquito-borne diseases are those spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Diseases that are spread to people by mosquitoes include Zika virus, West Nile virus, Chikungunya virus, dengue, and malaria.

Which disease is not transmitted by mosquito?

When such feces comes in contact with drinking water bodies then water gets polluted. Such, water if used for consumption then person gets infected with typhoid. Hence, typhoid is not transmitted by mosquito.

What are the signs of the mosquito disease?

For most folks, the symptoms from this virus are mild: just a fever, rash, joint pain, and red eyes.

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