Discovery of a single male Aedes aegypti (L.) in Merseyside, England

  title={Discovery of a single male Aedes aegypti (L.) in Merseyside, England},
  author={Thom Dallimore and Tony Hunter and Jolyon M. Medlock and Alexander G.C. Vaux and Ralph E. Harbach and Clare Strode},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
The mosquito Aedes aegypti (L.) is found in tropical and sub-tropical regions where it is the major vector of dengue fever, yellow fever, chikungunya and more recently Zika virus. Given its importance as a vector of arboviruses and its propensity to be transported to new regions, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has placed Ae. aegypti on a list of potentially invasive mosquito species. It was previously reported in the United Kingdom (UK) in 1865 and 1919 but did… CONTINUE READING
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