How to recognise the Tiger Mosquito

Chikungunya, Dengue, Zika, Wesy Nile Virus: How to Recognise the Tiger Mosquito ?

The tiger mosquito is a tropical mosquito that can transmit chikungunya, but also dengue and Zika virus and is spreading across France.  Here’s how to recognize this disturbing mosquito and avoid its dangerous bites. From its scientific name Aedes albopictus, the tiger mosquito is a tropical mosquito that can transmit chikungunya, but also dengue and Zika […]

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Tiger Mosquito: Nine More Departments on Reg Alert, Three Quarters of the Country Affected 1

Tiger Mosquito: Nine More Departments on Reg Alert, Three Quarters of the Country Affected

The tiger mosquito continues to grow in France. 51 departments have just been placed in red alert. 70% of the country is concerned by the presence of this insect. The mosquito Vigilance website has just updated its map attesting to the presence of the tiger mosquito in the different departments of France. The tiger mosquito carries several diseases, including Zika virus, chikungunya and […]

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Mosquitoes proliferate in the Nantes region

Mosquitoes proliferate in the Nantes region

Regional Health Agency (ARS) reports that mosquitoes abound now in the Nantes region. “Following the recent strong tidal coefficients, a moderate outbreak of mosquito Aedes eggs caspius was observed by the Atlantic EID (interdepartmental facility for mosquito control the Atlantic coast in the estuary of the Loire). Current climatic conditions favoured the increase and migration […]

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