Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Spread of the invasive mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in the Black Sea region increases risk of chikungunya, dengue, and Zika outbreaks in Europe.

Abstract

This article discusses the possible risk of dengue, chikungunya and zika outbreaks in Europe due to invasion of Aedes aegypti and A. albopictus in the Black Sea Region, and describes the measures to control and eliminate these vectors and prepare for dengue, chikungunya and zika infection in Europe.