Nile Fever STRIKING Spain adding further misery to the country as mosquitoes go on the rampage and head to the Costa del Sol

Spain is being hit with Nile fever as mosquitoes go on the rampage even causing death

Spain, having already enough issues with Coronavirus is also under threat from the deadly disease Nile Fever being spread by swarms of mosquitoes.

Experts are fearing the killer disease could spread right across Spain as already 39 people have been affected and two cases resulting in a painful death.

The deadly virus which is thought to be carried by the Aedes japonicus mosquito, which is normally associated with Asia.

Huge swarms of these mosquitoes were noticed crossing the borders between France and Spain and it seems they have now moved further down south to the warmer climates.

 A total of 39 people, one more in 24 hours, are suspected cases of having the Nile Fever virus, caused by the bite of the mosquito, in the area of   Seville, which has already, unfortunately, caused the death of two people.
The Ministry of Health and the Junta de Andalucía reported yesterday (Saturday)that the number of positive samples for Nile fever is now at 26 and that the number of confirmed cases is six.
Town Halls are now sending out fumigation squads to disinfect towns in Sevilla and other areas in a battle to contain the fever.

Furthermore, there are 23 people hospitalized with the virus, of which eight are in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU). On Friday an 85-year-old woman who was admitted to the Virgen del Rocío University Hospital died and on Thursday a 77-year-old man from La Puebla died.

” If it’s not Coronavirus killing us now it’s mosquitoes,” said Stephanie Bootle in Spain’s Fuengirola  “Everything that can go wrong is going wrong here in Spain, I hate mosquitoes, but as of yet I have never found a way to stop their nasty bites, I’m like an all-day Buffett to them on the best of times, the last thing I need right now is killer ones”

” With 2 dead already and no doubt more expected, this is concerning and could get very serious,” said the concerned Spanish resident.


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