Around 18 months after the gene-hacked strain was released into the wild, the native mosquito population bounced up to almost pre-release levels.
"Tracking and monitoring the types of mosquitoes that exist in Nebraska communities is critical, which in turn helps us identify potential public health implications and implement prevention measures to reduce risk," a state epidemiologist said.
Creating a disturbance in the force by eradicating our top predator is playing a dangerous game of Russian roulette.
The potentially deadly disease can leave those infected with brain damage.
The technique could be one day used against bugs which carry malaria, the study co-uthor told Newswe
Scientists have put together the most "comprehensive catalog" of the Aedes aegypti mosquito's DNA.
Asian Tiger Mosquito and the Yellow Fever Mosquito can carry the Zika and Dengue viruses.
The West Nile virus has killed 35 people so far in 2018.
One of the world's most dangerous pests, this mosquito species infects millions with disease around the world each year.
An outbreak of yellow fever in Brazil has officials in the United States on watch.
To determine whether those infected with malaria release a scent, researchers tested the socks of schoolchildren.
Travelers should also be concerned about sunstroke, diarrhea and road accidents, according to a WHO expert.
Professor says more research is needed to know whether the higher rate of autism is due to spraying itself or higher exposure to mosquito-borne illnesses.
The Mosquito Killer Billboard replicates human breath and sweat to attract and kill mosquitoes.
In two of the suspected cases, the women's only known risk factor was sexual contact with an infected male partner.
The donor had developed symptoms that originally were mistaken for dengue, a virus borne by the same mosquito that transmits Zika.
Doctors now say that for those who are more attractive to mosquitoes, it's to do with genetics.
A new study says malaria is resisting the most effective drugs in Southeast Asia.
The mosquito-borne virus has already infected about 350,000 and killed more than 20 people in the Caribbean and South and Central America