Posts Tagged ‘Zika Virus’

Mosquitoes Continue To Make Headlines

Due to the locally contracted cases of the Zika Virus reported in Florida, mosquitoes continue to make headlines.  According to the CDC, “Anyone living in or traveling to an area where the Zika virus is found, who had not already been infected, is at risk for infection”. The CDC includes supporting mosquito control programs in […]

Vectors Of The Zika Virus Could Be In Your Back Yard!!

According to a recent article in USA Today, the CDC has increasing concerns as more is discovered about the Zika Virus.  Additional birth defects have been attributed to the Zika virus with risk of potential exposure lasting for a longer period than previously thought. Aedes mosquitoes, responsible for transmission of the virus, breed in standing […]

Alabama Mosquitoes Potential Carriers Of The Zika Virus

With the Zika virus topping news stories, and temperatures rising to the mid 60s in Alabama, it is time to give careful thought to mosquitoes.  Cases of the Zika virus have been reported in Florida, and the mosquito known to transmit the virus is one already common in Alabama. Mosquitoes spread the virus by feeding […]