This is an Aedes aegypti mosquito, the primary carrier of the Zika virus. North Carolina health experts say it’s not typically present in the state, but they’ve increased monitoring efforts and urge residents to eliminate standing water that provides a mosquito breeding ground.
This is an Aedes aegypti mosquito, the primary carrier of the Zika virus. North Carolina health experts say it’s not typically present in the state, but they’ve increased monitoring efforts and urge residents to eliminate standing water that provides a mosquito breeding ground. Felipe Dana AP
This is an Aedes aegypti mosquito, the primary carrier of the Zika virus. North Carolina health experts say it’s not typically present in the state, but they’ve increased monitoring efforts and urge residents to eliminate standing water that provides a mosquito breeding ground. Felipe Dana AP

Zika threat looms as mosquito season arrives

May 16, 2016 05:46 PM