More than 8 billion people may be at risk of contracting dengue fever and malaria by 2080

Watch out for bites. France has been hit by a heatwave this week, which brings with it summer temperatures but also potentially dangerous invasive species, tiger mosquito. This insect is already scattered in many departments, and they are put on high alert.

Site mosquito vigil More than 60 urban districts have been put on high alert against the tiger mosquito, which means that The type is “stable and active” in the respective regions. The tiger mosquito can carry tropical diseases such as dengue fever, chikungunya virus, or Zika virus.

According to the mosquito vigil map, A large part of France is involved Through this red alert, especially the south and center of the country. Five sections alert orange ‘Punctual objection’: Haute-Loire, Aller, Yonne, Loire et al. Cher, Ile-et-Villain and Oise. Other departments on the yellow alert “insect control.” Abroad, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyana, Reunion and Mayotte are on the highest alert threshold with Reported cases of illness.

Tiger mosquito: 67 divisions put into red alert

Credit: screenshot/vigilance-moustiques.com

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