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Olympics: Race is on to make Paris Games mosquito-free

# Olympic Games: France is scrambling to prevent the virus-carrying tiger mosquito, a growing menace in Europe, from spoiling the Paris Games, with millions of visitors due in four months’ time. AFP reports the insect has made its home in much of northern Europe, including France, over the past two decades, due to climate change, spreading diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and zika. Authorities have tried in vain to get rid of the insects, including by fumigating parts of Paris, a technique regularly used in tropical cities.