The Tick and Mosquito Project


Where Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Live (Map)

This map by the CDC outlines where the known or possible Zika-carrying mosquitoes live right now. ┬áThe map on the left (blue) shows where the Aedes Aegypti mosquito lives – that is the mosquito that carries Zika and is common in Florida. ┬áThe Aedes Aegypti is the mosquito known to carry Zika at present. The map on the right (green) shows the range of the Aedes Albopictus, a close relative of the Zika-carrying mosquito that scientists believe could also transmit the disease (but has not to-date).


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