Warmer Temperatures, Increased Rainfall Threaten Expansion Of Mosquito-Borne Diseases To U.K., Study Suggests

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Deadly mosquito-borne diseases could threaten U.K. within decades, experts warn
“Mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases including dengue fever and West Nile virus could become widespread across Britain within decades due to climate change, health experts said on Monday…” (Guilbert, 3/23).

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