Insights into Global Mosquito Control

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October 30, 2019


The Zika outbreak of 2015-2016 raised global attention to the health risks that mosquitoes can carry. It is imperative that countries implement a vector control program as part of their national healthcare plan. Enacted predominantly through state or local municipalities, programs often entail treatments for both adult mosquitoes and their larvae, targeting different species. Insecticide treatments can be conducted through aerial, surface, or groundwater treatments.