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Description:This image depicts an Aedes albopictus female mosquito feeding on a human host.
There is a small, but significant, risk for dengue outbreaks in the continental United States. Two competent mosquito vectors, Aedes Aegypti and A. albopictus, are present and, under certain circumstances, each could transmit dengue viruses.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ James Gathany
Creation Date:2003
Photo Credit:James Gathany
Links:CDC – Div. of Vector-Borne Diseases: Aedes albopictus Information
CDC – Div. of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases: Dengue Fever Home Page
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