Aggressive nonnative mosquitoes spreading across state carry disease risk,


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 24 October 2015

 

Skeeter News

Updated June 12, 2018

Tropical Heat bringing Deadly Tropical Skeeters North

Aggressive nonnative mosquitoes spreading across state carry disease risk,
Oct 24, 2015, LAT.

Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, & Yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti.

 

A Steady Progression

We've seen a steady progression of tropical insects and diseases enter the US over the past twenty years as warming accelerates its effects.

The entry of the Asian tiger mosquito and Aedes aegypti into California presages the entry and spread of a number of terrible tropical diseases we are not going to enjoy at all.

This is just a small part of the cascading series of events following the drastice changes to the temperature and timing of the seasons in California.

Climate Already Changed

Arguments over "climate change" are crazy: The traditional weather patterns over the whole North and Central Pacific have already drastically changed, virtually dissappearing  in two short decades. Now we and all of Nature, including the mosquitoes, are just beginning to dance to the new tunes our new weather pattern is playing.

New Normal is Change

I expect the new pattern to intensify as we continue the irresponsible growth that destroyed our old, traditional weather pattern in the first place.

Who said that the definition of crazy was, "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different outcomes?"

Let's be very clear. Greed and Corruption always bring the same results: Destruction. The Destruction grows larger and larger the longer and deeper the infection of greed and corruption are allowed to exist and spread.

Our climate disruptions are already causing widespread problems to all aspects of life, and are going to cause increasing problems for both Man & Nature for a long time to come as tropical heat and all its creatures inextricably march further and further North.

 

Recent History of Invasive Mosquitoes Threatening
California & The High Sierra

 

Global Mosquito Movement

Asian tiger mosquito on the Move

 

 

History of Global Warming through a Mosquito’s Eyes 
On the Wings of the Expanding Heat

Aedes aegypti mosquitos introduced to California multiple times,
PLOS, August 10, 2017.

 

Very Bad News

These mosquitoes tested positive for encephalitis, and now they are in Fresno,
Fresno Bee, June 19, 2017.

(Culex pipein)

 

Zika-chikungunya-dengue 
Mosquitoes that spread Zika virus could simultaneously transmit other viruses,
COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, May 19, 2017.

Aedes aegypti also carries West Nile. 

And Yellow Fever

 Wonderful.

Aedes aegypti is only one, albeit a bad one, of a whole raft of terrible vectors and pathogens brought here by radical climate change. You can now catch tropical mosquito-borne diseases all the way up to Vancover, Canada, along the West Coast of North America.

The situation requires a rethink of my already ironclad mosquito policies . I have plans for everything, I can attest to the accuracy of research and reports that DEET is loosing effectiveness

 

 List

Mosquito species in which West Nile virus has been detected, United States, 1999-
2012
, CDC, pdf.

 65 out of 176 species in the us transmit West Nile.

 

 

Zika Comes
As Did West Nile, and as are Dengue and the Tropical-disease carrying Aedes Mosquitoes: 
Zika virus could cost United States billions of dollars,
PLOS, May 4, 2017.


Aedes japonicus


Aedes aegypti


Zika in America

 

Predicted Zika “Hotspots” in US

 

More Good News:
New disease-carrying mosquito arrives in B.C.
Nov. 8, 2015.

(Aedes japonicus)

 

Aggressive nonnative mosquitoes spreading across state carry disease risk,
Oct 24, 2015, LAT.

 

 

 

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