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Caption: Global trade in used tires has spread Asian tiger mosquitoes
from their native Southeast Asia.
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It is feared that among them are Asian tiger mosquitoes
- which have already given chikungunya fever to scores of victims in northern Italy.
Lurex mimics human skin emanations and has been shown to catch three times more Asian Tiger mosquitoes
than the standard Mosquito Magnet Octenol attractant.
Disease-carrying Asian tiger mosquitoes
may show up in locations they never have been seen before as a result of global warming, warns entomologist Barry Alto, University of Florida, Gainesville.
Infectious disease experts found Asian tiger mosquitoes
carrying the dangerous eastern equine encephalitis virus in a tire dump in Polk County, Fla.
Envionmentalists fear that among the ranks are Asian tiger mosquitoes
- which carry deadly diseases and have already given chikungunya fever to scores of victims in northern Italy.
A New Approach to Controlling Asian Tiger Mosquitoes