- PRO/AH/EDR> Invasive mosquito - Chile
Mon, 13 May 2019 18:05:36 -0400
Pests -- Chile
Health authorities in Chile today [28 Mar 2019] confirmed the detection in the north of the country of _Aedes aegypti_, the vector of dangerous diseases such as dengue, Zika, chikungunya, and yellow fever [viruses].
The secretariat of the Ministry of Health in the northern Tarapaca region states that on 21 Mar , a specimen of the mosquito was captured in a ovaposition trap for monitoring the presence of these insects in a women's penitentiary in Iquique city.
According to press