CSIRO warns disease-carrying mosquito could head south from north Queensland

May 6 2019 - 8:30am
Rainwater tanks can potentially provide year-round harbour for the Aedes aegypti mosquito which can spread diseases like dengue and zika.
Rainwater tanks can potentially provide year-round harbour for the Aedes aegypti mosquito which can spread diseases like dengue and zika.

The CSIRO has warned that rainwater tanks as far south as Brisbane could provide year-round protection for the Aedes aegypti mosquito which carries diseases such as dengue, Zika, chikungunya and yellow fever.

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