An uptick in mosquitoes is expected in Baton Rouge after the recent rains.
East Baton Rouge Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control officials said Wednesday that the area will likely experience a boom in the pesky insects over the next ten days. Zika virus is not an immediate threat, but West Nile virus is.
Residents are encouraged to wear lightweight, long-sleeved clothing, to drain standing water on properties and to use bug repellent when venturing outdoors.
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