- PRO/AH/EDR> Invasive mosquitoes - USA (05): (NE, UT)
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:28:54 -0400
Other Human Disease -- United States
A species of mosquito that can carry the Zika virus, dengue, yellow fever and chikungunya [viruses] has been identified in Nebraska for the 1st time, according to state health officials.
On Tuesday [10 Sep 2019], the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) said it had documented _Aedes aegypti_ mosquitoes -- which are mainly found in tropical climates -- in York County, to the state's southeast.
The mosquitoes were captured during an annual research mission -- conducted