Well: Ask Well: Do Mosquitos Spread Ebola?

Mosquitos spread a number of life-threatening illnesses, but can they spread Ebola? Thankfully, the answer is no, and the reason has to do wtih the unusual feeding and egg-laying cycle of female mosquitoes.
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