Can mosquitoes spread the coronavirus?

Published: 27 May, 2020 | Last updated: 27 May, 2020 6:07 pm | Español

From The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Grace Dickinson

If a mosquito bites an infected person, and then lands on an uninfected person, can they spread the coronavirus? Fortunately, health experts say no.

“To date there has been no information nor evidence to suggest that the new coronavirus could be transmitted by mosquitoes,” says the World Health Organization. “The new coronavirus is a respiratory virus which spreads primarily through droplets generated when an infected person coughs or sneezes, or through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose.”

Read the full article: Do I have to worry about getting the coronavirus from a mosquito?

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