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Puddles, tires and other spots for standing water will attract mosquitoes, which can spread viruses like West Nile and Zika, Autenrieth said.
It’s transmitted by the Aedes mosquito, which thrives in the tropics.
Puddles, tires and other spots for standing water will attract mosquitoes, which can spread viruses such as West Nile and Zika, Autenrieth said.
The number of potentially infectious bites from the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which spreads viruses such as dengue fever and Zika, is up 9 percent over 1950s levels.
That would require a large infected host population and lots of mosquitoes.
Zika virus is spread by the Aedes aegypti species of mosquito.
Zika is primarily spread by the bite of an infected female Aedes aegytpi species of mosquito, pictured here.
Florida health officials are reporting the state's first case this year of the Zika virus transmitted by a local mosquito.
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