British tourists heading to the Mediterranean are at risk of tropical diseases, ...

British tourists heading to the Mediterranean are at risk of tropical diseases, scientists warn  Climate change means Mediterranean Europe is more prone to African diseases  Med is now harbouring disease-carrying insects such as the tiger mosquito    Outbreaks of viruses are more common as seasons get hotter on the continent

By Stephen Adams for The Mail on Sunday

Published: 00:49 BST, 14 April 2019 | Updated: 00:49 BST, 14 April 2019

British tourists heading for Mediterranean hotspots could be at risk from tropical diseases that are moving north from Africa, scientists are warning.

Climate change means Mediterranean Europe harbours disease-carrying insects such as the tiger mosquito and is ‘now a part-time tropical region’, the scientists will tell a conference today. 

The past decade has seen isolated outbreaks of dengue fever in France and Croatia, chikungunya virus in and France, and malaria in Greece.

Climate change means Mediterranean Europe harbours disease-carrying insects such as the tiger mosquito and is ‘now a part-time tropical region’, the scientists will tell a conference today

Climate change means Mediterranean Europe

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