Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 29th, 2001
There have been no documented cases of disease in the United States transmitted by the Asian tiger mosquitoes, but viruses carried by the insects have caused serious infections in Asia.
"It's not a danger now, but the possibility is there," said Mike Shaw, director of operations for the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District, a government pest-control agency in California. "This is probably one of the biggest transmitters of diseases out there."
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