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By Jim Dickins
January 06, 2008 12:00am
MOSQUITOES have reached plague proportions in parts of Sydney amid freak breeding conditions and claims by residents the insects are growing stronger and smarter.
Numbers rose 150 per cent along the Parramatta River during 2007 as higher rainfall and unusually large king tides created an ideal environment for hatching larvae.
Originally posted by watch_the_rocks
It was reported that flies are in plague proportions here in Vic.
Originally posted by Extralien
Dengi fever is a big concern in the Philippines right now
My neighbours daughter died from it a week ago.
Originally posted by St Udio
then why isn't the normal absence of high tides and excess rainfall conditions (and proportionate mosquito populations) heralded as 'blessings'