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Can HIV be spread by mosquitoes?

No, HIV cannot be spread by mosquitoes, because they do not have receptors that can allow them to be infected with HIV, and so the virus gets quickly destroyed in the mosquito stomach and cannot be given to another human through a mosquito bite. However, in some areas of the world, mosquitoes can spread other viruses that cause diseases like Zika, dengue and malaria.

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