The Asian Tiger Mosquito is a pesky pest, reproducing easily and feeding (that is, biting) all day long, not just at dawn and dusk. Join Kojo for a discussion of how these mosquitoes differ from the ‘ordinary’ cousins, the illnesses mosquitoes can spread, and how our region’s official response to mosquito invasions.


  • Jorge Arias Supervisor, Disease Carrying Insects Program, Fairfax County Department of Health
  • Patricia Ferrao Program Supervisor, Vector-Borne Illness Prevention Program, Alexandria Department of Health

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