Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Disease Prevention

Mosquitoes can carry diseases that may be passed on to people through mosquito bites. In Australia, some of these include Dengue Fever, Malaria, Japanese Encephalitis, Chikungunya, West Nile Fever, Filariasis and Yellow Fever. Mosquitoes are most active in the summer months and you should take as many precautions as possible to adequatly protect yourself against being bitten.

Dengue fever

Dengue Fever

Dengue fever is a debilitating viral disease transmitted by mosquitos, not between humans.

Zika Virus

Zika Virus

Zika Virus is a viral disease primarily transmitted by mosquitoes.

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Other Pest-Related Diseases

Yellow fever, West Nile fever, Chikungunya, Japanese encephalitis, Filariasis