Invasion of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) into central Africa: what consequences for emerging diseases?

Aedes albopictus, a mosquito native to Asia, has invaded all five continents during the past three decades. It was reported in central Africa in the 2000s, first in Cameroon, and, since then, has colonised almost all countries of the region. The species, originally considered a secondary vector of dengue viruses, has been showed to play a major role in… CONTINUE READING

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