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Editorial

A New Threat Looming over the Mediterranean Basin: Emergence of Viral Diseases Transmitted by Aedes albopictus Mosquitoes

  • Giuliano Gasperi,

    Affiliation: Dipartimento di Biologia e Biotecnologie, Università di Pavia, Pavia, Italy

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  • Romeo Bellini,

    Affiliation: Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Centro Agricoltura Ambiente “G. Nicoli”, Crevalcore, Bologna, Italy

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  • Anna R. Malacrida,

    Affiliation: Dipartimento di Biologia e Biotecnologie, Università di Pavia, Pavia, Italy

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  • Andrea Crisanti,

    Affiliations: Division of Molecular and Cell Biology, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Università di Perugia, Italy

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  • Michele Dottori,

    Affiliation: Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell'Emilia-Romagna, Brescia, Italy

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  • Serap Aksoy mail

    Serap.Aksoy@yale.edu

    Affiliation: Yale School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Published: September 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001836

About the Authors

Giuliano Gasperi, Anna R. Malacrida
Dipartimento di Biologia e Biotecnologie, Università di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Romeo Bellini
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Centro Agricoltura Ambiente “G. Nicoli”, Crevalcore, Bologna, Italy
Andrea Crisanti
Division of Molecular and Cell Biology, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
Andrea Crisanti
Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Università di Perugia, Italy
Michele Dottori
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell'Emilia-Romagna, Brescia, Italy
Serap Aksoy
Yale School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: Serap.Aksoy@yale.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.