Bracing for Zika: Meet the Mosquito Hunters

July 13, 2016 10:20 AM

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Bracing for Zika: Meet the Mosquito Hunters

HOUSTON — The mosquito virology lab at the Harris County health department is crowded and that's only about to get worse.

The five staffers who spend their days checking "mosquito juice" — pulverized mosquito samples — for various harmful viruses have already had to add a batch of new tests to their daily routine as the county gets more serious about fighting Zika. Soon, they will also be sharing their tight lab space ...

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