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A Mosquito Goes Global

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Science  16 May 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5878, pp. 864-866
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5878.864

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Summary

The Asian tiger mosquito is on a rampage. Entomologists are impressed, public health officials are nervous, and many of the rest of us are swatting furiously. How did Aedes albopictus become such a scourge?