A mosquito from the genus Aedes, which can carry Zika virus. The mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus don’t live in Washington state. While there have been cases of Zika virus infection in the state, the cases have all been travel-related. Jeffrey Arguedas/EFE TNS
A mosquito from the genus Aedes, which can carry Zika virus. The mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus don’t live in Washington state. While there have been cases of Zika virus infection in the state, the cases have all been travel-related. Jeffrey Arguedas/EFE TNS

Dr. Wood: Why you can’t blame mosquitoes for Zika virus cases in Washington state

August 19, 2017 06:14 AM

UPDATED August 21, 2017 03:25 PM