Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology: Current Research

Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology: Current Research
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ISSN: 2161-0983

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Matthew Shephard

Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA

  • Short Communication   
    Modes of Transmission of Corona Virus by Housefly (Musca Domestica)
    Author(s): Matthew Shephard*

    Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae) is the most common and widely spread fly species on the earth. This species is extremely adaptive to its environment, and it can be found in huge numbers in both human and animal populations in both rural and urban areas. The presence of risk characteristics in domestic flies, such as manners of behavior, high flying strength, rapid movement, and high olfactory and visual power, could indicate that M. domestica is a possible vector for spreading a variety of infections (bacterial, viral, and parasitic).. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-0983.22.11.282

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