The Asian Tiger mosquito is now in Rockland, thus residents to protect against it !
The asian tiger mosquitos can carry several diseases, including Dengue, Chikungunya, West Nile Virus and dog heartworm.
the Rockland County Department of Health thus offers the following free mosquito control products:
Mosquito Dunks® contain bacteria that kill mosquitoes in their larval stage in water
Fathead minnows : a type of fish that eats mosquito larvae before they become flying
[Source : Health Dept. Offers Free Mosquito Control Products to Help Residents “Fight the Bite” | The Rockland County Times]
The ECDC reports that the tiger mosquito has finally established itself in Netherlands. It has been detected to the north and south of Amsterdam and in the Westland area near Rotterdam.
It has also been seen in Utrecht, Noord-Brabant and central Limburg but no breeding colonies have yet been identified. – See more at: http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2013/03/disease-bearing_tiger_mosquito.php#sthash.h6NjGVZb.dpuf.
The tiger mosquito can carry several deseases, including Dengue and Chikungunya.
Remember that the aedes albopictus, or asian tiger mosquito CANNOT be erradicated. If you see some around you, that meens that it probably installed not far and will never go away. You thus have to learn how to live with it. You can find all the info you need on this page : how to prevent from the asian tiger mosquito
[Source : dutchnews.nl]