Mosquitoes in Santa Barbara Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Carrier mosquitoes have the potential to pass the virus on to humans — but it isn’t a reason for panic.
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Invasive Mosquito Species, Aedes aegypti, Detected in Santa Barbara County

The mosquito was first spotted at a home in Santa Barbara near the intersection of North La Cumbre Road and Foothill Road, and was later identified as Aedes aegypti.
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