In the Novgorod region registered the 4th case of uncharacteristic for our latitude ailment — dirofilariasis. Infection occurs to them by mosquitoes that carry the larvae dirofilyary from sick animals. So far, the disease was observed, mainly in the south of Russia.
Prevention of disease is to provide veterinary measures, which include the destruction of mosquitoes, and improvement of water bodies. Novgorod same surveillance service professionals recommend not forget about using repellents — effective means of individual protection against mosquitoes.