Applies a new species of mite that are potentially dangerous for human health


Global warming leads to the spread of parasites and infectious diseases.

Due to the warming of European winters become increasingly mild. In parallel, more widespread threat to human health mites. In 2016, the first portable ticks infected with the virus reported in the Netherlands. Nemetsky the Infectology centre conducted an interesting study that shed light not previously unknown facts.

In particular, it was found that distributors of ticks and their associated diseases are migratory birds. The spread of disease is amplified along lines of migration of the birds. It was also revealed that in southern Germany settled a new, previously unknown species of mite native to the Mediterranean – Ixodes inopinatus. German scientists know very little about him, and have no idea what kind of infection insect can carry. The study became known tick fauna in the country is much more diverse than was previously known. The species is considered common sporadically, actually live in the wide areas and may pose a risk to human health.

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