Can Mosquitoes spread coronavirus?: Scientists at Kansas State University have provided evidence that mosquitoes cannot actually transmit coronaviruses from one person to another.
The WHO says mosquitoes cannot spread the virus. This new study calls this a starting point and suggests that it depends on a variety of predictions and points taken from other coronaviruses.
Coronaviruses SARS and MERS produce lower viral load levels, compared to the levels produced when mosquitoes are infected with dengue and yellow fever. The researchers showed in a laboratory study that SARS-CoV-2 did not spread to mosquitoes. Such an initial diagnosis can be confirmed. If repeated, there should be an adequate amount of virus to indicate this. The more viruses in the blood, the more likely it is that the mosquito will infect. Dengue-spreading mosquitoes and Chikungunya are transmitted by available Aedes aegypti, but not by the hardy Anopheles species. This shows that not all mosquitoes can catch and spread the virus. The experiments were performed on three common and widely distributed mosquitoes. Aedes aegypti, Aedes albopictus, and Culex quinquefasciatus. The first two types are dengue fever, cholera, Zika fever and yellow fever.
Culex quinquefasciatus spreads bacteria that cause lymphatic filariasis and some types of encephalitis. If the virus does not grow when injected with infected blood, we can expect that a mosquito will become infected if it eats a person who has too many germs in their blood.
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