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Orkin lists Atlanta #1 in Top 50 mosquito cities

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

Orkin released its 2018 Top Mosquitoes Cities list, and Atlanta was listed number one once again. 

The list ranks the metro areas where Orkin conducted the greatest number of new mosquito treatments over the past year. Atlanta has ranked number one five consecutive years. 

While annoying, mosquitoes are known to transmit serious diseases like West Nile virus and Zika. A newly-released CDC study found that illnesses from tick, mosquito and flea bites tripled from 2004 to 2016. 

Click HERE for more information from Orkin about mosquitoes and how to get rid of them. 

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