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Dengue and Zika viruses alter the scent of their hosts to attract mosquitoes

Dengue and Zika viruses alter the scent of their hosts to attract mosquitoes

Dengue and Zika viruses are transmitted through mosquito bites. Now, a study led by researchers in China shows that when humans and mice are infected with these viruses, they secrete a chemical that makes them more attractive to the mosquitoes that spread the viruses. Almost half of the world’s population lives in a dengue risk …

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Zika and dengue viruses alter the odor of their hosts to attract mosquitoes

Zika and dengue viruses alter the odor of their hosts to attract mosquitoes

Zika and dengue viruses They are transmitted through mosquito bites. Now, a study led by researchers in China shows that when humans and mice are infected with these viruses, they secrete a chemical that makes them more attractive to the mosquitoes that spread the viruses. Almost half of the world’s population lives in a dengue …

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