Understanding Insecticide Resistance in Mosquitoes

Vector-borne diseases account for over 17% of all infectious diseases, posing a threat to over half the global population. However, the indiscriminate use of insecticides has led to the development of resistance in mosquitoes.

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Anna Tzani
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Mosquitoes as Vectors for Disease

The Impact of Insecticides on Disease Transmission

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Figure 1: Network of relationships between mosquito (Culicidae) and insecticide resistance.

Anopheles Mosquitoes: Malaria

Aedes Mosquitoes: Dengue Fever and Zika Virus

Culex Mosquitoes: West Nile Virus



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