For Mosquito Control Professionals

At a glance

  • In the continental United States, local governments and mosquito control districts use several methods to control mosquitoes that spread viruses like West Nile or dengue.
  • West Nile outbreaks occur annually.
  • Sometimes an infected traveler introduces a virus like dengue to areas where Aedes species mosquitoes live.
Photo showing a mosquito control professional collecting larvae.