/Does it mean more illness in the community?
  • The arrival of the Aedes mosquitoes in Clark County does not necessarily mean more illness in the community, but it means that there is opportunity for locally transmitted diseases like Zika, dengue fever and chikungunya. These three illnesses have been rare in the community and they have been generally acquired by individuals who have traveled to areas where they are more common.
  • Preventing mosquito bites and mosquito breeding can limit any disease spread in Southern Nevada.
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