Latest Mosquito Update

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THE CURRENT FORECAST IS AMBER

Whilst the breeding pools that we monitor each week have dried up (killing off any larvae within them),  and the numbers of adults caught in our traps has reduced, there are still moderate numbers of adult Aedes detritus (the usual villain) and Aedes caspius (its understudy) around, especially near the marshes.  Given the hot and humid weather forecast (ideal for adult mosquitoes) in the coming week, we suspect there may be a significant biting risk still in the coming week.

Dr. Peter Enevoldson & Prof. Michael Clarkson

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