‘Aggressive,’ non-native mosquitoes invade San Jose
Two invasive Aedes aegypti mosquitoes have been lately trapped in San Jose, marking the primary time the “aggressive” species has been detected in Santa Clara County, officers stated Monday.
The district is taking a ‘complete strategy’ to eradicating blood-sucking bugs, which may transmit a bunch of ailments together with dengue fever, chikungunya, Zika and yellow fever, though not one of the viruses they carry are ever existed. been transmitted in California, in accordance with a county press launch. The California Division of Public Well being is testing each mosquitoes for an infection. Whereas A. aegypti does not fly removed from the place they hatch—lower than 500 ft—they’re pugnacious, chunk in any respect hours of the day, and like people over animals.