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1

What are some reservoirs for diseases?

- wild animals
- humans/primates
- birds
rodents
- game animals
-tsetse fly
-lice
-ticks

2

Define zoonoses

infections which are naturally transmitted between humans and other vertebrate animals

3

What are some of the most common vectors?

dipterans

4

What are diseases vectored by mosquitoes?

- elephantiasis
- Malaria
- Encephalitis
- Dengue
- Yellow Fever