Do mosquitoes and flies carry the coronavirus?


Studies by Chinese scientists have revealed that mosquitoes and flies cannot worsen the situation with regard to the spread of the coronavirus, writes foreign media, including Izvestia.

According to the well-known entomologist in Russia Konstantin Kitayev, mosquitoes and flies do not transmit the new coronavirus.

“Insects do not transmit Covid-19 infection. The Chinese have conducted a study that found that insect vectors as well as flies do not transmit coronavirus. Therefore, there is no need to be afraid in this regard,” the specialist explained.

The media interviewed another entomologist, insect culture specialist Julia Lovtsov, who expressed a similar opinion.

She pointed out that mosquitoes can carry infections such as malaria, yellow fever, but there is no information on the ability of mosquitoes to infect with Covid-19.


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