/What does it mean that the Aedes mosquitoes have been found here?

The Aedes mosquito can transmit viruses like Zika, dengue fever and chikungunya. If you have been to an area where any of these illnesses have been spreading, and you return home to Southern Nevada and are bitten by an Aedes mosquito, that mosquito can become a carrier of the virus. When it bites someone else in our community, the virus can now be spread to that person causing local transmission of the disease.

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