Can mosquitoes, houseflies or ticks spread COVID-19?

At this time, there is no evidence to suggest that COVID-19 - or other similar coronaviruses that have been studied closely - is spread by mosquitoes, houseflies, ticks or other insects. The primary way that this virus spreads is through person-to-person contact.

Please note: these creatures are capable of spreading other serious diseases to people and their pets. Take precautions when going outdoors to wear insect repellent, avoid common insect habitats and check for insects when returning home.

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1. As a pet owner, what should I do to keep myself and my pet safe from COVID-19?
2. Can I get COVID-19 from my pet or another animal?
3. Can mosquitoes, houseflies or ticks spread COVID-19?
4. What should I do to care for my pet, if I'm exposed to COVID-19?
5. Can pets test positive for COVID-19?
6. Can wild animals spread COVID-19 to me or my pet?
7. Can I walk my dog during the COVID-19 pandemic?
8. Is it safe to foster or adopt a pet during COVID-19?
9. My question was not listed among these FAQs. Where can I go for additional information?