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First Annual Conference on Aedes Invasive Mosquito COST ACTION (AIM-COST): with MC and WG Meeting of the COST Action CA17108
Local Organizer: Antonios Michaelakis, Benaki Phytopathological Institute, Athens, Greece
In tropical areas, Aedes mosquitos cause >100m symptomatic cases/year of viral diseases, such as dengue, yellow fever, chikungunya and Zika, and thousands of deaths. With increasing trade and travel, several Aedes species have been introduced into Europe and are now spreading spectacularly rapidly becoming a widespread significant public health risk which needs to be effectively addressed, as testified by recent cases of autochthonous chikungunya and dengue transmission.