Photo Gallery: The Deadly Mosquito Invasion
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Photo Gallery: The Deadly Mosquito Invasion

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Aedes Aegypti Mosquito Fighting the Most Dangerous Animal in the World

The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which carries Zika, dengue fever and other illnesses, appears unstoppable. It is posing a unique threat to this year's Olympic Games in Rio and is rapidly spreading around the world. Europe, too, is at risk.
Coming to Europe: Areas of the world at risk of diseases transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito.

Coming to Europe: Areas of the world at risk of diseases transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito.

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Graphic: Deadly animals

Graphic: Deadly animals

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