Man’s death confirms presence of Africanized honeybees in Georgia

Africanized honeybees have been in the United States since October 1990 when they were found in Texas. In 2005, they were confirmed in Florida and in 2010 were confirmed in Georgia. People that work or spend time outside should become familiar with the habits of Africanized bees and should know how to avoid these potentially lethal pest and what to do if attacked.