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Traps designed to prevent spread of Zika virus on backorder for central Ohio

Tuesday, May 31, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Samantha Porter
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"DELAWARE, Ohio - The city of Delaware made its rounds collecting the first group of trapped mosquitoes this season.  

"Delaware Environmental Health Manager Adam Howard warns the results will not tell residents anything about their Zika virus risks.

“'These are the same mosquito traps we have been using,' Howard said of the 23 traps being checked. 'Each trap is designed to catch the specific mosquito.'

"The long-awaited traps that specifically lure and capture the breed of mosquito that can carry the Zika virus are on backorder. The German manufacturer cannot keep up with demand..."

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