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Mosquitoes on the Rise

Catalogue Number:  A173-033
Producer:  CinéFête
Producers:  Grand Angle Productions, IRD & Institut Pasteur
Subject:  Health, Health and Medicine, People With Disabilities, Science
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Copyright Year:  2016
Running Time:  52:00

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The film, Mosquitoes on the Rise, takes us to Brazil, Africa, Southeast Asia and Southern Europe in search of 4 types of mosquitoes: Aedes Aegypti (Yellow fever), Anopheles Gambiae (Malaria), Culex Tritaeniorhynchus (Japanese encephalitis) and Aedes Albopictus (Yellow Fever and Zika virus). Each of these mosquitoes is capable of transmitting viruses and dangerous parasites to humans and because of environmental changes, often caused by human activity, as well as a multitude of means of transportation, they are spreading to new territories and threaten new found populations...

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