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CBC News: As temperatures rise, dengue fever infections keep surging around the world

December 4, 2023 — 

The species can survive year-round when temperatures are warm enough, and females lay their eggs in areas of shallow, stagnant water, which can mean spaces as small as household containers, potted plants, or even a bottle cap. 

“Once the mosquito habitat is established, it only takes one or two people to bring the virus into that habitat for the mosquito to [spread it],” said Dr. Amila Heendeniya, a clinical infectious diseases physician at the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and an assistant professor at the University of Manitoba.

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