Vector competence of Aedes aegypti and screening for differentially expressed microRNAs exposed to Zika virus

Background: Zika virus (ZIKV) is transmitted to people primarily by Aedes aegypti. Earlier research on Ae. aegypti from Jiegao (JG) and Mengding (MD) in Yunnan province, China have proven that these mosquitoes are capable of transmit ZIKV to their offspring by way of vertical transmission, indicating that these two Ae. aegypti strains pose a possible threat…

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