Last summer, tiger mosquitoes were spotted in five different locations in Belgium. It is remarkable that this mosquito now travels to our country overland from neighbouring countries. The tiger mosquito or Aedes albopictus has been making its way to our regions for some time now, ITM researchers and their partners are monitoring this and other exotic mosquito species at 23 risk locations that are likely first points of entry into Belgium.
BY: Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp
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