Virus warning as mosquito numbers explode

By Phoebe Loomes
Updated January 11 2023 - 8:08pm, first published 8:03pm
Heat and flooding have created ideal conditions for disease-carrying mosquito populations to boom. (Dave Hunt/AAP PHOTOS)
Heat and flooding have created ideal conditions for disease-carrying mosquito populations to boom. (Dave Hunt/AAP PHOTOS)

Rainfall, flooding and summer heat have formed the perfect environment for disease-carrying mosquitoes to boom, health authorities warn.

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