Insect vectors of animal diseases

Experimental visualization of narrower problems

Insects, particularly mosquitoes and flies, are the largest category of intermediate hosts for a wide variety of important animal diseases. Controlling the insect population is a major factor in controlling the diseases. Some of the major animal diseases which are transmitted by insects include: encephalitis, tularaemia, bubonic plague, anthrax, trypanosomiasis, distomatosis, babesiosis, theileriosis and African horse sickness.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST