How are mosquito-borne illnesses treated?
Most viral mosquito-borne illnesses have no specific treatment; the body's immune system takes care of the illness itself, while medical treatment is supportive. Some mosquito-borne illnesses such as malaria and filariasis have specific treatments, including special medications.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 03 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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