Subject: Pyrethroids | Metofluthrin | Dengue fever | RC109-216 | Aedes aegypti | Zika virus | Spatial repellents | Mosquito control | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Research | Chikungunya
Background Metofluthrin reduces biting activity in Aedes aegypti through the confusion, knockdown, and subsequent kill of a mosquito. A geographical spread in dengue, chikungunya, and Zika viruses, increases intervention demands. Response to a Zika outbreak may require ... View more
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