Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) found for the second time in Kent. Eggs and larva was found at a truck stop in Kent. Specialists brought in to treat the invasive species.
The mosquito does not pose an immediate risk to the public, the decision was made to treat the affected area to help prevent the species becoming established in England.
This particular species is not unknown in Europe and it has become more widespread in France. No need to panic yet !!! For a mosq