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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Europe on alert for flying invaders
Spread of disease-carrying mosquitoes prompts guidelines for boosting surveillance.
11 September 2012
The buzz of tiny wings has been growing ever louder in Europe over the past decade, as invasive mosquitoes carrying exotic diseases such as chikungunya and dengue fever have taken up residence around the continent. Now Europe’s entomologists and public-health experts are joining forces to defend the region against the growing threat.
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