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Understanding the biogeography of hosts and vectors is key to tracking and stopping zoonotic diseases (diseases passed from animals to humans). Hurricane-related flooding across south Texas and the Gulf Coast, for example, will increase the likelihood of mosquito-borne diseases, including dengue, Zika, West Nile, and chikungunya. This map shows last September's range of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which can transmit all four viruses. zikazoneusa.com/images/maps/r20160922.png
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