Vienna - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there any unusual problems with insects or other infestations in housing?

No. - Sep 2022

Windows don't usually have screens so I would occasionally get a mosquito (or a giant hornet!) in my flat. Otherwise, no. - Sep 2021

Just ants in the spring. - Feb 2019

Occasional ants, but nothing out of the ordinary. - Jul 2018

Not inside the house in the city. But in springtime with all the flowers - you get tons of bees everywhere. - Jun 2016

Ticks are a huge issue here and the Health Unit (and our children's school) strongly suggest immunizing against tick-borne encephalitis. - Mar 2015

There is one tick disease you need to be vaccinated for. Ants are a problem in some of the older houses in the 18th district. - Jul 2014

None. - Mar 2014

Once the ants wake up from hibernation, expect a few (hundred) visitors in your apartment, especially if you're living in an older building. With this year's flooding, we also experienced an increase in wasps and mosquitos. Ticks are also present in the woods and parks so the MED unit recommends vaccinations to prevent encephalitis. - Aug 2013

No serious problems, but the Viennese do not put screens on their windows, so you can get a lot of flies in the house. - May 2013

None. - Jan 2013

none - Aug 2011

Ticks, mosquitoes. Very few bugs in general. - Aug 2011

This year mosquitoes are a problem because of the amount of rain. Also, the embassy health unit recommends immunization against ticks (series of 3 shots). - Aug 2009

None. - Jul 2009

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