Mosquitoes and Ticks
Mosquitoes and Ticks are Arthropods that can carry and spread diseases to people.
- Vector-borne diseases — such as Zika virus and Lyme disease — require a mosquito, tick or other arthropod to transmit them from animals to humans. Other diseases that are spread like these include Rocky Mountain spotted fever, St. Louis encephalitis, and West Nile virus.
- More information about zoonotic diseases can be found here at the Ohio Department of Health.