• dc matthews

    West Nile Virus ( mosquitos) is reported in Costa Mesa already again this year.

  • David Zenger

    So how many cases of actual yellow fever have been documented?

    • dc matthews

      They were also found in and Anaheim home Breeding in lucky bamboo. ” But because they don’t tend to go after birds, which carry West Nile
      Virus, it does not seem likely they will provoke another outbreak of
      that virus this year. Last year, a West Nile Virus outbreak killed eight
      people in Orange County, which had 10 percent of all West Nile Virus
      cases nationwide.

      The yellow fever mosquitoes will only spread
      diseases if they bite an infected person. Last year, there were 126
      cases of dengue and 119 cases of chikungunya reported across California.
      All people had traveled to countries where those diseases are present,
      mostly Latin America, according to the California Department of Public
      Health.

      The public is asked to report tiny black and white, day-biting mosquitoes to Orange County Vector Control, 714-971-2421 “. (OCREGISTER)

      • David Zenger

        “The yellow fever mosquitoes will only spread
        diseases if they bite an infected person.”

        Right. Which means the likelihood of contracting the virus via Aedes aegypti is miniscule.