LAS VEGAS - – Specialists allege elements of the valley have been seeing a spike in mosquitoes, particularly after the current floods.
They are saying the one area within the northwest near Floyd Lamb Park has-been an enormous drawback area.
The current flooding in that hit the world, making the issue worse. Â That is 'cause mosquitoes can quickly breed in standing water.
“These eggs can primarily rehydrate & have a very large hatch of in that are very aggressive very persistent biters and are available off in really large portions,” elaborates Vivek Raman with the Southern Nevada Health District.
Raman states he is tested several flood water mosquitoes lately, & in that some tested positive for West Nile Virus.
Within the long term, they’re hopeful more drainage projects being done within the northwest will lighten a few of the issues with flooding, still within the meantime, you ought to be aware of mosquitoes in any standing water, even little water sources around your home.