Consider the following statement about Zika virus disease:
- The disease is spread through the bite of infected Culex mosquitoes
- Zika can spread through saliva or urine
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
First statement is incorrect because the disease is spread through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Culex mosquitoes do not transmit the Zika virus.
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