- PRO/AH/EDR> Invasive mosquito - Canada (ON)
Sat, 28 Sep 2019 13:57:35 -0400
Other Human Disease -- Canada
The Windsor Essex County Health Unit [WECHU] said that recently collected data has identified a single mosquito capable of transmitting the Zika virus. The routine mosquito surveillance program, conducted by WECHU in the summer and fall, tested the adult _Aedes aegypti_ mosquito found, and it has tested negative for any vector-borne diseases.
That type of mosquito is capable of transmitting Zika, dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever. The 1st mosquito capable of transmitting these diseases