Zika mosquitoes hard to fight
by Russ Bynum
Associated Press
03:32 PM, Monday, February 08
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other places inside the houses and yards of the people they bite. ...

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