Worldwide invasion of vector mosquitoes: present European distribution and challenges for Spain

@article{Eritja2004WorldwideIO,
  title={Worldwide invasion of vector mosquitoes: present European distribution and challenges for Spain},
  author={Roger Eritja and Ra{\'u}l Escosa and J. Lucientes and Eduard Marqu{\'e}s and David Roiz and Santiago Ruiz},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2004},
  volume={7},
  pages={87-97}
}
An Asiatic mosquito species, Aedes albopictus, began to spread worldwide in the 1970s thanks to marine transport of tires and other goods, leading to colonization of many areas of the world. This species is a vector of major human diseases such as Dengue, Yellow Fever and the West Nile virus. In Europe, it was established in Albania and Italy and has been detected in other countries such as France; no records exist for Spain as yet. Colonization by Aedes albopictus is a major public health… CONTINUE READING
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