Aggressive Asian tiger mosquito invades Europe

The Asian tiger mosquito, or Aedes albopictus, is an invasive species native to Southeast Asia. It  has spread rapidly to other parts of the world via shipments of goods such as used tires infested with mosquito eggs or through vegetation or water containers transported in aircraft, boats and vehicles that unknowingly harbour larvae or eggs, according to a report by the European Environmental Agency.

Read the full article by Dr. Soumyadeep B at : Canadian Medical Association Journal


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