Tiger mozzies detected in Brittany, France

Health authorities in the NW region of Brittany have confirmed the first detection of Aedes albopictus mosquitoes in Domagné, situated approx. 20kms east of the capital Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine). Insecticide fumigation was planned for last week and advice offered to residents on avoiding mosquito bites. The range of the ‘tiger’ mosquito has been extending northwards since it first arrived in France in 2004; the species is now established in at least 64 departments of Metropolitan France. Read more.

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