Not ev­ery mos­quito car­ries the dis­eases

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Florida in­creased and sight­ingsTexas haveof the had mos­quito type known as the pri­mary car­rier of the dis­ease— Aedes ae­gypti. That means there’s a greater chance it will be­come na­tive in warm cli­mates through­out the U.S., where stag­nant bod­ies of wa­ter cre­ate the per­fect breed­ing ground for mosquitoes.

Ex­perts say that as dis­eases mu­tate, mosquitoes more com­mon through­out other parts of the coun­try, Aedes vex­ans, can be­come car­ri­ers.

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