Can coronavirus be transmitted by mosquitoes? | Ask CIDD

Can coronavirus be transmitted by mosquitoes? | Ask CIDD

Can coronavirus be transmitted by mosquitoes? Mosquitoes are a vector for some of the world's deadliest diseases, like malaria, West Nile virus, and dengue fever, so it's natural to worry if they can also spread COVID-19. CIDD Director Elizabeth McGraw, a professor of entomology at Penn State and a leading expert on mosquito disease transmission, explains what the best science available says about coronavirus and mosquitoes. To see more coronavirus questions answered by experts at the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, submit a question of your own, or learn how you can do your part to #flattenthecurve, visit http://askcidd.psu.edu