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  • PRO/AH/EDR> Invasive mosquito - Spain: (IB)
    Tue, 26 May 2020 21:25:04 -0400
    Dengue, Zika virus, West Nile Virus -- Spain
    Ibiza has been plagued with an invasion of Asian tiger mosquitoes -- 4 times bigger than normal -- as swimming pools in the vacation hotspot are left untreated during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report.
    The critters -- which carry diseases like Zika virus, West Nile virus and dengue fever -- have likely thrived since the closure of hotels and holiday villas on the Spanish island, The Sun reported. [The vector of West Nile virus are in the genus _Culex_. - Mod.TY]