Mississippi State Department of Health

Types of Mosquito-Borne Diseases


Only certain types of mosquitoes carry viruses of concern to people. There are five main types of viral illness carried by mosquitoes in the United States that affect Mississippians.

Links referenced
More about Chikungunya virus »    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,0,387,html
More about West Nile virus »    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,0,93,html
More about Zika virus »    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,0,399,html

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