Study: Mosquitoes moving into U.K. cities

May 21, 2014, 5:46 AM EDT
Warmer ambient temperatures and more water containers in gardens are bringing mosquitoes into closer contact with people, say scientists.
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Changes to U.K. urban areas provide habitats for mosquitoes, including species known to spread malaria and West Nile virus, a study suggests. Warmer ambient temperatures and more water containers in gardens are bringing mosquitoes into closer contact with people, say scientists.
Background:
Study: U.K. cities becoming mosquito-friendly habitats [BBC]
Mosquito-borne breaking bone disease spreads in Haiti [NPR]

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