Authorities ask for help to reduce dengue mosquitoes detected in the Algarve

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 18-11-2020 10:45:00 · 5 Comments

Algarve health authorities have asked for local populations to collaborate with reducing breeding sites for invasive mosquitoes that transmit diseases such as dengue, yellow fever or zika, previously detected in Loulé and Faro.

The Algarve Health board said there is currently no record of mosquitoes infected with any of these diseases in the Algarve, because although the mosquito is found in the region, an infected specimen would first have to bite someone for cases to be flagged. The health authority has already carried out training actions aimed at municipal employees, gardeners, condominiums and residents.



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Comments:

Is it the tiger mosquito we are talking about here or some other?

By Kari Lehto from Other on 19-11-2020 10:09

I agree Pedro!

Our leader only have our best interests at heart.

Good luck in reducing the amount of standing water in the Algarve.

By Brian from Algarve on 19-11-2020 03:36

i agree. or stop living for sure if we do that the mosquitos wont be able to survive and it will all be over.. just like the flu we are battling at the moment.

By O. Schenk from Lisbon on 19-11-2020 10:48

If the authorities put face masks on all the mosquitoes then they wouldn't be able to bite anyone. Panic over.

By Scott from Algarve on 19-11-2020 10:06

Full lockdown and a face mask always help and trust your leaders.

By Pedro from Lisbon on 19-11-2020 12:12
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