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Mosquito-borne viral diseases are also called arbovirus (arthropod-borne) infections. They are considered zoonotic diseases that are transmitted to humans indirectly via mosquitos or ticks from primates to humans, or humans to humans. An overview of mosquito-borne diseases is shown in Table 169-1.

TABLE 169-1An Overview of Mosquito-Borne Viral Diseases

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