Virus Watch: How mosquitoes spread viruses
- June 9, 2016
- Tagged as: arbovirus, blood meal, mosquito, proboscis, vector, viral, virology, virus, viruses, Zika virus
In this episode of Virus Watch, I’ll show you how mosquitoes spread viruses. We’ll look at how a mosquito finds a host, how it finds a blood vessel, and how it delivers viruses to a new host. Don’t blame mosquitoes for viral diseases: it’s not their fault!