Megan Wise de Valdez

Aaron Schrank / Texas Public Radio

Some infectious disease experts believe the Zika virus has already infected the Texas mosquito population –it just hasn’t been detected.

In this report for our series, “Preparing for Zika in Texas” we look at what health officials in San Antonio say they’re doing to prevent an outbreak and how they would respond if we have one. 

In a neatly landscaped front yard in North San Antonio biology students from Texas A&M University-San Antonio record the types of mosquitoes snared by their sticky traps.