Let skeeters feed on you for science? Welcome to front lines of mosquito control
Ella Branham, a seasonal vector control technician, examines a Culex tarsalis mosquito at the Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District on July 19, 2023, in Salt Lake City. Mosquitoes can carry viruses including dengue, yellow fever, chikungunya and Zika. They are especially threatening to public health in Asia and Africa but are also closely monitored in the United States. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
By SAM METZ and RICK BOWMER, Associated Press
Originally Published: September 12, 2023 12:29 p.m.