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Our self-sustaining Wolbachia method in action


After six years of working in northern Queensland communities, long-term monitoring by our researchers show that Wolbachia is self-sustaining at...
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Douglas Shire Expansion


The Douglas Shire community in Far North Queensland has thrown their support behind the Eliminate Dengue Program, becoming the most recent...
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Dengue research showing signs of success


A year and a half after releasing the first mosquito with Wolbachia in Townsville, we are excited to announce that almost all Aedes aegypti...
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The Cairns Post: Mozzies released in Cairns research project could help stop Zika virus



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Townsville Bulletin: Front line in Zika virus



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Community takes the lead to tackle dengue


As we prepare for the next stage of our field trial in Townsville, we’re asking thousands of locals to join our team to help combat dengue by growing and releasing their own Wolbachia mosquitoes.
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Students take on Wolbachia challenge


More than 100 school students will begin rearing their own Wolbachia mosquitoes this week, with the launch of the “Wolbachia Warriors” program in Townsville, Australia.
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ABC News: Townsville scientists develop world-first dengue fever trial



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Promising results in city-wide trial


Initial results from our first city-wide field trial suggest that efforts to establish Wolbachia in the local mosquito population are on track in Townsville, Australia.
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The Cairns Post: Biters released in Manunda during research which aims to stop dengue fever



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The Cairns Post: Mission to eliminate dengue ramps up in Cairns suburbs



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The Sydney Morning Herald: Don't let the bedbugs bite, ever again: new treatments could help win war on pests



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The Cairns Post: Scientists have dengue fever on the run in Cairns



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No dengue transmission in Wolbachia release sites in Cairns


Queensland Health has recently confirmed a number of dengue cases in the Cairns region.
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ABC News: Townsville Eliminate Dengue project makes progress and expands



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Wolbachia mosquitoes released in first city-wide trial


Our first city-wide trial has begun in Townsville today (30 October 2014)
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ABC News: Bacteria-infected mosquitoes to fight dengue fever in north Queensland



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Townsville Bulletin: Infected mozzies put bite on dengue



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The World Today with Eleanor Hall: Backyard mosquito breeding helps dengue fight



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ABC Lateline: Dengue eradication experiment



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