Inheritable bacterium controls Aedes mosquitoes’ ability to transmit Zika

Posted by on May 4, 2016 6:11 pm
Categories: health

Aedes mosquitoes carrying the bacterium Wolbachia — found inside the cells of 60 percent of all insect species — are drastically less able to transmit Zika virus, say researchers.

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