This 2006 photograph depicts a female ‘Aedes aegypti’ mosquito while she was in the process of acquiring a blood meal from her human host. The ‘Aedes aegypti’ is a primary transmitter of the Zika virus, though the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that infections also have been reported from blood transfusions and sex.
This 2006 photograph depicts a female ‘Aedes aegypti’ mosquito while she was in the process of acquiring a blood meal from her human host. The ‘Aedes aegypti’ is a primary transmitter of the Zika virus, though the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that infections also have been reported from blood transfusions and sex. James Gathany
This 2006 photograph depicts a female ‘Aedes aegypti’ mosquito while she was in the process of acquiring a blood meal from her human host. The ‘Aedes aegypti’ is a primary transmitter of the Zika virus, though the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that infections also have been reported from blood transfusions and sex. James Gathany

Florida update: 26 Zika cases statewide, including 10 in Miami-Dade

February 19, 2016 4:03 PM