Malaria, dengue, yellow fever, and the Zika and West Nile Viruses are major vector-borne diseases of humans transmitted by mosquitoes. According to the World Health Organization, over 80% of the world's population is at risk of contacting these diseases. Insecticides are critical for mosquito control and disease prevention, and insect insecticide resistance is on the increase; new alternatives with potentially different modes of action from current chemistry are needed.
J Med Entomol. 2020 Aug 18:tjaa141
Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:37 (14 February 2013)
We evaluated the blood feeding pattern and the role of this species in malaria transmission in Malindi district, Coastal Kenya.