Fast Five Quiz: Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


May 06, 2020

Diseases carried and spread by mosquitos cause millions of deaths worldwide each year. In the United States, mosquito season starts as early as February, with most regions affected by April. The more significant diseases spread by these insects include West Nile virus, dengue, malaria, Zika virus, and Chikungunya virus.

Can you recognize the clinical presentations of these potentially deadly conditions? Are you familiar with best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Take this quick quiz to make sure you're prepared for this mosquito season.


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