The asian tiger mosquito is a vector of several viral diseases, such as chikungunya, encephalitis, dengue and zika, which are common in tropical areas. In Europe the chance of being bitten by an infected mosquito tiger is quite low.

To avoid any risk, it is important to prevent its spread by adopting few simple rules in everyday life.Find them out in this video produced by the Science communication unit of the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie.