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Wellcome Trust

Aedes aegypti Adult

Caption: This picture shows an adult female Ae. aegypti mosquito biting. Researchers have shown that infecting the Aedes aegypti mosquito with the wMelPop strain of Wolbachia parasite inhibits transmission of the filarial nematode.

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