Higher numbers of tiger mosquitoes reported

  • People complaining of abnormally bad reactions to bites

Environmentalists in the Axarquía have reported a higher presence of the tiger mosquito in the area compared with last year, according to a report published October 6th.

Research was carried out, after a rise in people reporting unusually bad reactions to mosquito bites as well as increased purchases of insect repellent and bite treatments in local chemists.

The environmental group highlighted that while reactions to tiger mosquito bites are worse than bites from normal mosquitoes, the tiger mosquito does not spread tropical diseases in Spain.