Mosquitoes could bring diseases such as dengue fever and West Nile virus to the UK within the next few decades, experts are warning.

Writing in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal, they said warmer UK temperatures could make conditions favourable for the insects to breed.

However, climate change is just one of many factors in the spread of diseases.

Public Health England said it had been monitoring places where mosquitoes like to lay eggs, such as used tyres.

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