Asian tiger mosquito, another new species that can carry Zika virus, yellow fever, discovered in Redding

From the Record Searchlight
August 26, 2020

A second invasive mosquito species has for the first time been discovered in Shasta County, the Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District announced Wednesday.

Larvae from the Asian tiger mosquito were found in standing water at a Redding neighborhood near Highway 273/Market Street and north of Lake Boulevard.  

The California Department of Public Health confirmed the detection of the invasive species in the county.

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