Zika Virus is a new-to-the-Americas mosquito-spread disease. It’s of most concern to pregnant women because if contracted, it may cause a brain development disorder in the fetus. This news story provides valuable background.
Considering the warm spring, the mosquitos in town seemed to have a slow start, but they’ve come on with a vengeance lately. Officials at Minot Park District have noticed, and they’re working to keep the pesky creatures at bay. KX News has the story.