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Can mosquitoes carry COVID-19?
The World Health Organization says there is no evidence to suggest the novel coronavirus can be transmitted to humans via mosquitoes like malaria, dengue fever or the West Nile virus.
“The new coronavirus is a respiratory virus which spreads primarily through droplets generated when an infected person coughs or sneezes, or through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose,” the WHO says on its website.
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, public health officials recommend frequent hand washing, physical distancing and self isolating when you feel sick.
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