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John Fox is one of the number of Menlo Park residents alerted recently about the discovery of yellow fever mosquitoes in their neighborhood and glad that we have.
Still funded an aggressive mosquito control -- they can identify that there are unusual mosquitoes present inspectors first discovered the problem in late August when a yellow fever mosquito day.
Was founded a trap at the holy cross cemetery in Menlo Park.
It's one of those type of invasive mosquitoes you do not want to have in your neighborhood.
That's -- control launched extensive door to door surveillance in the neighborhood.
So far yellow fever mosquitoes -- or -- haven't found on twenty properties and as recently as four days ago.
Inspectors found more -- but that technicians believe will test positive.
If we had this mosquito here.
And it bit somebody with dengue fever then that mosquito that -- -- -- that would be.
Then have the ability to transmit that disease to somebody else that's what we're trying to prevent.
Also known as eighty to just -- this is an aggressive mosquito that can -- -- yellow fever and dengue fever and since so many Bay Area residents traveled overseas.
Officials say it's especially important to admit this in the -- estate's significant.
Threat to have this mosquito here.
-- says to central California communities are currently battling outbreaks of yellow fever mosquitoes.
But it's the first time in more than three decades it's turned up here in the Bay Area.
Experts aren't sure how I got here but say it's possible was brought in on a plant or some other vegetation.
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