Mosquitoes’ rapid spread poses threat beyond Zika

An Aedes aegypti mosquito is seen at the Laboratory of Entomology and Ecology of the Dengue Branch of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in this March 6, 2016 file photo. Reuters/Alvin Baez/Files

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‘Brain-Eating’ Amoeba Reappears in Louisiana Parish’s Water Supply

PHOTO: Magnified 500x, this photomicrograph of a brain tissue specimen depicts the cytoarchitectural changes associated with a free-living, Naegleria fowleri, amebic infection.

PHOTO: Magnified 500x, this photomicrograph of a brain tissue specimen depicts the cytoarchitectural changes associated with a free-living, Naegleria fowleri, amebic infection.

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South Korea MERS virus outbreak ‘large and complex’: WHO

Military police wearing  masks take a visitors's temperature as a precaution against MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, virus, at the Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 9, 2015. South Korea believes cases of a MERS virus outbreak may have peaked, and experts say the next several days will be critical to determining whether the government’s belated efforts have successfully stymied a disease that has killed seven and infected nearly 100. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Military police wearing masks take a visitors’s temperature as a precaution against MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, virus, at the Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 9, 2015. South Korea believes cases of a MERS virus outbreak may have peaked, and experts say the next several days will be critical to determining whether the government’s belated efforts have successfully stymied a disease that has killed seven and infected nearly 100. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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Saudi Arabia reports 5 more deaths from MERS

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FILE – This undated file electron microscope image made available by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases – Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows novel coronavirus particles, also known as the MERS virus, colorized in yellow. Four more people have died in Saudi Arabia after contracting an often fatal Middle East respiratory virus as the number of new confirmed infections in the kingdom climbs higher, according to health officials. The Saudi health ministry said in a statement posted online late Wednesday, May 8, 2014 that 18 new confirmed cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome were reported in the capital Riyadh, the western cities of Jiddah, Mecca and Medina, and in the city of Najran, along the border with Yemen.(AP Photo/NIAID – RML, File)

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U.S. confirms second case of MERS

The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus is seen in an undated transmission electron micrograph from the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). REUTERS/National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases/Handout via Reuters

The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus is seen in an undated transmission electron micrograph from the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). REUTERS/National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases/Handout via Reuters

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