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  • PRO/AH/EDR> Zika virus (05): Americas, research, observations
    Tue, 01 Sep 2020 16:09:47 -0400
    Zika virus -- United States
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    Mosquito-borne Zika virus (ZIKV) transmission has almost exclusively been detected in the tropics despite the distributions of its primary vectors extending farther into temperate regions. Therefore, it is unknown whether ZIKV's range has reached a temperature-dependent limit, or if it can spread into temperate climates. Using field-collected mosquitoes for biological relevance, we found that 2 common temperate mosquito species, _Aedes albopictus_ and _Ochlerotatus

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