Figure 1 : The two main routes of BTV vectors diffusion as reported by Purse et al., [13].

on one side in the Tyrrhenian sea the island of Pantelleria, in the Sicily channel and distant only 62 miles
from Africa, and on the other site in the Adriatic Sea the coast of Puglia, in the South of Italy. The same
routes are actually used by migrants to Europe by the Italian soil.

Serrone et al.Trends in Vector Research and Parasitology  2014 1:2DOI : 10.7243/2054-9881-1-2