Zika-carrying mosquito eggs found in UK - all you need to know



Eggs of a mosquito capable of carrying the dreaded zika virus have been discovered in Britain, it has been confirmed.
Homeowners in a small Kent village were informed that a small number of Asian Tiger Mosquito eggs had been found near their properties late last week.
On Friday, 15 properties were hand delivered letters telling them of the discovery.
Zika has spread across South American countries - and the Caribbean - and is a disease that produces multiple symptoms - from fever and rash, to conjunctivitis and joint pain.
The mosquito is native to south east Asia but has spread to other... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 31
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