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The mosquitoes that spread dengue fever tap into the domestic networks of humans, along with their bloodstreams.
Cutting surveillance for mosquito-borne diseases would likely translate into an exponential increase in both the number of human cases and the health costs when a disease outbreak occurs, according to an analysis by Emory University.
Sewage that overflows into urban creeks and streams during periods of heavy rain can promote the spread of West Nile virus.
Emory University researchers believe they have come up with the cheapest, most efficient way yet to monitor adult mosquitoes and the deadly diseases they carry, from malaria to West Nile Virus.
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