Aedes aegypti mosquitoes found across Ventura County. Here’s what we know.

From the Ventura County Star
October 1, 2020

After emerging for the first time in Ventura County less than a month ago, potentially dangerous Aedes aegypti mosquitoes have now been found in east and west Ventura, Fillmore, Westlake Village, Piru, Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley, officials said Thursday.

Unconfirmed reports of the mosquito have also come from other communities, including Camarillo and Santa Paula.

“We expect to get more reports from all areas of the county,” said Cary Svoboda, program lead for Ventura County Environmental Health Division’s vector control program. “They’re just very good at moving around and getting their foot in the door.”

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