France fighting dangerous tiger mosquito

Tiger mosquito now reaching the north of Paris

Scientists are closing in on a method to reduce the mosquito populations as health authorities warn the tiger mosquito has spread to 42 departments, now reaching to the north of Paris.

Genes of a bacteria that makes the female common mosquito sterile have been studied by a team from Montpellier university who have found the genetic mechanism behind it.

This could open up a way to reduce the spread of mosquito-borne diseases ...

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