Miami-Dade County officials say they will increase inspections and ground-spraying this weekend after traps began showing high numbers of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that can spread the Zika virus. Inspectors will be armed with backpack foggers like the one Carlos Varas, a Miami-Dade County mosquito inspector, used last year.
Miami-Dade County officials say they will increase inspections and ground-spraying this weekend after traps began showing high numbers of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that can spread the Zika virus. Inspectors will be armed with backpack foggers like the one Carlos Varas, a Miami-Dade County mosquito inspector, used last year. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com
Miami-Dade County officials say they will increase inspections and ground-spraying this weekend after traps began showing high numbers of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that can spread the Zika virus. Inspectors will be armed with backpack foggers like the one Carlos Varas, a Miami-Dade County mosquito inspector, used last year. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com

Zika mosquito numbers up, so are control efforts across Miami-Dade

July 07, 2017 07:35 PM

UPDATED July 08, 2017 08:09 AM

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