Aëdes aegypti have been shown to be capable of multiplying the Asibi strain of yellow fever virus in their bodies. Following the ingestion of infected blood, the content of virus falls for several days, reaching a minimum during the 1st week. It then increases rapidly until quantities of virus greater than those previously encountered can be demonstrated. The actual final amount of virus demonstrable, however, is subject to variations of which we know little.

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