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phenomena (en) > biological phenomena (en) > diseases (en) > vector-borne diseases (en)

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  • Vector-borne diseases are human illnesses caused by parasites, viruses and bacteria that are transmitted by mosquitoes, sandflies, triatomine bugs, blackflies, ticks, tsetse flies, mites, snails and lice. (en)

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