Kelly Middleton

Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District

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Director of Community Affairs for the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District.

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Southern California has always had mosquitos, but in recent years, three new species have invaded the region. Those species can carry different diseases, like zika or yellow fever.

Why there are more mosquitos in LA now

Southern California has always had mosquitos, but in recent years, three new species have invaded the region. Those species can carry different diseases, like zika or yellow fever.

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