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Why Mosquitoes Cannot Transmit AIDS

Published on: 11/2/2015 1:33 PM

The suggestion that mosquitoes are involved in AIDS transmission was initiated in the late 1980's by reports form a small community in southern Florida where the local population had a "higher on average incidence of AIDS”. However, scientific findings of the National Centers for Disease Control (CDC) clearly demonstrated that mosquito transmission of AIDS in that community appeared highly unlikely.

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