UK: Daily Express recycles 5-year-old public health news story
An important public health news article about mosquitos appeared in the Independent in September 2007
and has appeared in a recycled format with a slight update and without any sources in Daily Express on 22 July 2012:
The article was about killer mosquitoes that have arrived in some parts of Europe and carry a a risk of diseases such as Yellow and Dengue Fever. According to the five-year-old recycled article the Asian Bush mosquitoes have already arrived in Belgium.
In the following website, this is what the stripey Asian Bush mosquito actually looks like. It is quite distinctive as you can see and looks nothing like the photo used in the Express.
And the Tiger mosquito:
Beaulieu will try and find out whether these mozzies have hopped over the Channel....