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No Zika carrying mosquitoes found in Mahoning County

Friday, July 22, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Samantha Porter
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"YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Traps set up around Mahoning County have so far not found any mosquitoes that can transmit the Zika virus in the area.

"The District Board of Health has been catching the mosquitoes and sending the insects to the Ohio Department of Health for testing.

"Results have come back negative for the primary mosquito that spreads Zika, Aedes Aegypti, or its local cousin, Aedes Albopictus, which may potentially transmit the virus..."

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