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Pupils and teachers destroy a mosquito nest as part of a Health... News PhotoAedes Aegypti,Animal Nest,Control,Demolished,Dengue Fever - Fever,Epidemic,Fever,Healthcare And Medicine,Honduras,Horizontal,Illness,Mosquito,Student,Teacher,Tegucigalpa,VirusPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPupils and teachers destroy a mosquito nest as part of a Health Ministry campaign focused on mosquito control in order to combat dengue fever, a disease caused by four strains of virus that are spread by the mosquito Aedes aegypti, in Tegucigalpa on July 8, 2013. Authorities have issued dengue alerts in four nations across Central America, where alarm is rising as the mosquito-borne disease has infected 30,000 people and killed 17 this year alone. The illness can be fatal, developing into hemorrhagic fever, which can lead to shock and internal bleeding. AFP PHOTO / Orlando SIERRA (Photo credit should read ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)