Monthly Archives: December 2022

Vector control – is it all in the attitude?


International travel, trade, climate change, migration and conflict can all facilitate the spread of infectious diseases and their vectors from their ‘usual’ endemic regions to non-endemic regions. Lack of knowledge and inexperience of control measures in non-endemic countries can lead to outbreaks of diseases. Pénélope Duval and her colleagues surveyed the knowledge and practices of community gardeners in urban France to the invasive Asian Tiger mosquito – the vector of the viruses that cause dengue, Zika and other diseases.

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