Here is another map to watch closely with the summer season fast approaching, according to the Vigilance Moustique website, the tiger mosquito is now established and active in 57 departments, six departments in addition to the previous year. Half of the French territory is now placed in red vigilance.
The Oise is for its part placed in orange vigilance, ” the tiger mosquito which has been the subject of occasional interceptions in recent years“. Vigilance Mosquito observing ” that the departments which are in orange vigilance sooner or later go into red vigilance“.
A potentially disease-carrying insect
The proliferation of the insect closely because it is in particular a vector for the transmission of diseases such as Chikungunya, dengue or the Zika virus.
In a note, the Ministry of Solidarity and Health, which points to the presence ” mainly urban Of this insect also points out that ” once installed in a commune or department, it is practically impossible to get rid of it“.
The departmental council of Aisne for its part published a communication aimed precisely at preventing the establishment of the tiger mosquito.