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Type of Mosquito that Carries Zika Virus Found in Washington, DC

A few years back, a friend asked Andrew Lima for help fighting the mosquitoes constantly biting him at his apartment in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C. What Lima found shocked him. "Upon going in his place and seeing the first mosquito that I saw, I … found it was the Aedes aegypti mosquito," said the mosquito biologist of his 2011 visit. Lima works with the Disease Carrying Insects Program of Fairfax County, Virginia, so he recognized the mosquito as the...

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