Consider the following diseases:

  1. Zika fever
  2. Chikungunya
  3. Yellow fever

Which of the above is/are spread by female Aedes aegypti mosquito?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Aedes aegypti is an invasive mosquito. It is also called “yellow fever mosquito”, is an invasive mosquito. The female Aedes aegypti carry and transmit dangerous, potentially fatal diseases including Zika fever, Chikungunya and yellow fever.

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