FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — A mosquito that’s recognized to lift yellow fever has been stumbled on in Merced County.
The Merced County Mosquito Abatement District says the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes had been stumbled on inside the Le Tubby location.
They added that proper this is the third time the mosquito has been stumbled on in Merced County since 2017.
The district says they’re investigating the subject and should possibly moreover bewitch measures to forestall the unfold, equal to inspecting properties inside the location.
“Right this is the primary detection of Aedes aegypti in Le Tubby and the third metropolis in Merced County to harbor the invasive Aedes mosquito. Having Aedes aegypti in our District is extraordinarily referring to as it’s miles an environment nice vector in spreading Zika, dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever viruses,” acknowledged Rhiannon Jones, Accepted Supervisor of Merced County Mosquito Abatement District.
The district added that residents can lower the misery of being bitten by the mosquito by draining standing water, the utilization of particular repellents and avoiding swimming swimming pools in glum circumstances.
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