Since August 2020, the Regional Health Agency has observed the presence of the tiger mosquito in the city of Nancy. A mosquito which represents, again raises the ARS, an epidemic risk, “potentially vector of Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika viruses“.
Following checks carried out in recent weeks in Nancy, specimens were observed in the Haussonville district, and rue du Maréchal Oudinot, “detections that suggest a permanent establishment and the development of the species in the neighborhood“again notes the ARS. Discovery again last July of a tiger mosquito at the Dominique Alexandre Godron garden, in the rue Sainte-Catherine district.
Observations which lead the Agency to classify the city of Nancy and the entire department of Meurthe-et-Moselle as “colonized area“by the tiger mosquito.
Actions to limit the proliferation of the mosquito in spring 2022
Next spring, in 2022, “awareness-raising and control interventions“will be proposed with the City of Nancy in the districts already targeted, to try”to limit the proliferation“of the species. Traps will be installed to observe the evolution, further specifies the ARS.