The infestation was discovered while an inspector was responding to a routine call.
EL MONTE, Calif. — Officials with the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District said mosquitoes found in the 11000 block of Dodson Street last week have been identified as Asian tiger mosquitoes, which have the potential to carry dengue fever, yellow fever and several encephalitis-causing viruses.
Kelly Middleton, Vector Control District spokeswoman, said the El Monte infestation was discovered while an inspector was responding to a routine call.
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Source: Pasadena Star News, Calif.