As we head into prime mosquito season in North Carolina, NC State University Ph.D. student Sophia Webster outlines ways you can limit your exposure by eliminating standing water or using insect sprays.
Webster, who conducts research in the Department of Entomology, works with Aedes aegypti, one of the mosquitoes that can transmit the Zika virus. While concern about Zika’s presence in Florida has captured news headlines, the virus has not been found in North Carolina mosquitoes.
Portions of b-roll provided courtesy of the CDC.
This post was originally published in College of Agriculture and Life Sciences News.