West Nile Virus Circulation in Mosquitoes in Greece (2010-2013)
Patsoula, E., Vakali, A., Balatsos, G., Pervanidou, D., Beleri, S., Tegos, N., Baka, A., Spanakos, G., Georgakopoulou, T., Tserkezou, P., Van Bortel, W., Zeller, H., Menounos, P., Kremastinou, J., Hadjichristodoulou, C.
Review of status and public health importance of invasive mosquitoes in EuropeArchived
Invasive mosquito species in Europe present a potential public health threat and their surveillance and control are essential, concludes an article published this week in the journal ‘Vector-borne and zoonotic diseases’, funded and co-authored by ECDC.
Guidelines for the surveillance of invasive mosquitoes in Europe
ECDC has produced these guidelines which aim to support the implementation of tailored surveillance for invasive mosquito species of public health relevance.
Latest ECDC maps on vector distribution introducing enhanced information on spread of mosquitoes, ticks and sandflies in Europe. 2 April 2013: updated map on geographical distribution of Aedes albopictus mosquito now available
ECDC publishes today the latest maps on the geographical distribution of exotic mosquitoes, sandlfies and ticks in Europe, the new maps updated with a more detailed classification of the geographical presence of vector species.
Guidelines for the surveillance of native mosquitoes in Europe
While the number of mosquito-borne diseases in Europe is currently low, there is an increasing trend in their global incidence and geographical distribution.