Feeling itchy? Stealthy mosquito biting people in the Central Valley

From ABC 30
September 5, 2018

The small, striped Aedes aegypti mosquito has established itself in all areas of the Valley, and many of you have mosquito bites to prove it.

Sanger has become the latest battleground in the fight against a mosquito which can carry diseases such as Zika and Dengue Fever.

Everyone had a mosquito story to tell inside Emilio’s Barbershop. Luis Delgadillo explained, “Daytime, nighttime, anytime. Especially in the ankles man, especially ankles for sure.”

Sound familiar? It could be the same mosquito biting you over and over again.

Steve Mulligan of the Consolidated Mosquito Abatement District said, “She doesn’t take a full blood meal at once so she’ll bite, get a little blood, buzz off, fly around. Maybe bite your other leg.”

Debug Fresno has been releasing male mosquitoes in Sanger neighborhoods as well as southeast Fresno and three areas of Clovis. The latest being south of Community Hospital.

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