Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes are Showing Up in All the Wrong Places…

ZIka prevention victoria texasGloom and doom has been on the horizon, regarding Zika, for the past several months. It seems you simply cannot escape the constant barrage of Zika warnings and updates. One simple fact that creates cause for concern is the distribution of mosquitoes capable of carrying the scary disease. Here, in Victoria, it looks as though we are in one of the less lucky areas concerning mosquitoes which could carry Zika.

mosquito feeding in the evening in victoria txOne factor which makes the map even more disconcerting is the fact that both Aedes albopictus (Asian Tiger) mosquito and the Aedes aegypti mosquito can be found here in Victoria, Texas. Both of these mosquitoes have been deemed carriers of the Zika virus. While there are still zero documented cases of Zika being spread locally within the continental U.S., there have been hundreds of cases of individuals infected with the virus from traveling abroad. Couple this fact with the fact that two of the mosquitoes capable of transmitting the virus can be found around our homes here in Victoria and you can come to a scary hypothesis.

Zika Prevalence Likelihood

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Zika virus in Victoria TexasWhile last year it seemed the big virus was Chikungunya, this year the attention belongs to Zika. While we don’t want to pass off the Zika virus as having “more bark than bite”, it’s quite possible the virus will fizzle out just as did Chikungunya. With that in mind, why even take the risk? Do you want to be guessing if the mosquito which just bit you was infected with a nasty virus? Let the professionals at Mosquito Squad of Victoria alleviate your worries and keep mosquitoes out of your yard. Our barrier spray is up to 90% effective and we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. For season-long protection, all you have to do is pick up your phone today!

presidio la bahiaTo find out how Mosquito Squad of Victoria can keep your yard mosquito free this spring, summer and fall, call us today at (361) 894-8642, email us at victoria@mosquitosquad.com, fill out the form to the upper right or visit our website for more information. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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