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Mosquitoes

Diseases Spread by Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes carry serious diseases, infecting millions of people worldwide each year. The most common existing or potential mosquito-borne viruses and parasites in South Carolina include West Nile virus , eastern equine encephalitis virus , La Crosse encephalitis and other California serogroup viruses, Saint Louis encephalitis virus, and dog/cat heartworm.

Mosquito-borne diseases include: