Community involvement in the control of Aedes aegypti.

  title={Community involvement in the control of Aedes aegypti.},
  author={Duane J. Gubler and Gary G. Clark},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  volume={61 2},
In the past 15 years, there has been a dramatic resurgence of dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever worldwide, with increased frequency of epidemics and geographic expansion of both the mosquito vectors and the viruses. The reasons for this resurgence are not well understood, but include uncontrolled and unplanned urbanization, increased movement of people and viruses by airplane and lack of effective control of Aedes aegypti, the principal mosquito vector of dengue viruses. The recommended… CONTINUE READING

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