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  • France - Tiger Mosquito Spread to 58 Departments - Map

    As of jan 1 , 2020

    [Updated on Monday July 6 at 10:21 am] The tiger mosquito ( Aedes albopictus) is an invasive species mainly present in urban areas, in other words, it likes places inhabited by humans. It is the vector of diseases such as dengue , chikungunya or zika .

    In mainland France, this mosquito has grown rapidly since 2004 and is now established in
    58 departments. In 2020, no indigenous case has yet been observed, but in 2019, cases of Zika fever and dengue fever were reported in mainland France.

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    Le moustique tigre est implanté dans 58 départements français et quasiment impossible à délocaliser. Que faire en cas de piqûre ? Quels sont les risques d'attraper la dengue, le Zika ou le chikungunya en France ? Quels symptômes ? Conseils et carte des zones les plus touchées.
    “Addressing chronic disease is an issue of human rights – that must be our call to arms"
    Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief The Lancet

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