Deadly mosquitos sneak into Riverside County

Watch for headache, fever, stiff neck, disorientation, or coma Photos by Riverside County, Environmental Health Vector Control postcardAedes Aegypti – Yellow Fever Mosquito. ■ By Gena Estrin / Contributed Two mosquito species, the Yellow Fever mosquito (Aedes Aegypti) and Asian Tiger mosquito (Aedes Albopictus,) have recently been found in Riverside County. They are capable of transmitting several viral diseases: Zika, West Nile, Dengue, Chikungunya, Yellow Fever, and more. What can you do to protect you, your family, and neighbors? Early detection and control of these disease carrying culprits is easy to do. In the case of the aforementioned mosquitos, they are both container breeding mosquitoes. They lay single eggs just above

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