You have probably heard of the Zika Virus and you may have seen last week’s article in the AJC. At least one case of Zika has been diagnosed in Atlanta so far in 2016, and the primary carrier of this diseases is a well-known pest in Atlanta: mosquitoes. Mosquitoes have plagued communities all over the world. It is almost ironic that such a tiny insect can cause enormous health epidemics. The species of mosquito that carries Zika is the Aedes Aegypti, which is not native to the Americas, but has recently invaded parts of Central and South America.
Zika Virus in Atlanta
ABC is dedicated to keeping our friends and neighbors informed when a public health concern arises in Atlanta. We usually don’t get questions from customers about mosquitoes until the summer hits, but this year we have because of Zika. We have the need-to-know answers to important questions you may have … Read Full Post »