Only 102 cases of dengue fever were reported in Hong Kong last year, of which 101 involved people returning from holidays in areas with higher prevalence of the disease. Photo: Winson Wong
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

As rains return to Hong Kong, we must strike a balance in how we tackle mosquitoes

From deadly chemicals to radiation to infecting males with viruses, considerable resources are being used to eliminate threats from mosquitoes. But do we really want to exterminate all 3,600 varieties?

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Only 102 cases of dengue fever were reported in Hong Kong last year, of which 101 involved people returning from holidays in areas with higher prevalence of the disease. Photo: Winson Wong
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