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School projects and castles in blue: what's new with the WMP in Brazil


The walls of the neo-Moorish castle at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation were illuminated in a special shade last month: a bright royal blue. The...
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Advancing the World Mosquito Program's Wolbachia method in Brazil


Eliminate Dengue Brazil, part of the World Mosquito Program, has announced plans for further large-scale releases of Wolbachia carrying mosquitoes...
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Eliminate Dengue Brazil plans for expansion


Eliminate Dengue Brazil is planning to expand its activities after reporting positive results in two pilot studies and obtaining approval from the...
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Wolbachia found to reduce Zika virus in Brazilian Aedes aegypti mosquitoes


New research confirms the ability of naturally occurring Wolbachia bacteria to reduce Zika virus in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes,...
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Research expands in Rio de Janeiro


A year after the first release of Wolbachia mosquitoes in South America, our Brazilian team has successfully expanded field trials in Rio de Janeiro.
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Brazilian researchers receive public health award


Eliminate Dengue researchers in Brazil have received an honourable mention in the Ministry of Health’s Incentive Award in Science and Technology for the Public Health System, in the ‘published scientific work’ category.
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Al Jazeera: Brazil launches new fight against dengue fever



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First Wolbachia mosquitoes released in Brazil


The first South American field trial of our Wolbachia method has begun in Brazil, with the initial releases of Wolbachia mosquitoes taking place in Tubiacanga.
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Students keen to learn about research in Brazil


A throng of post-graduate students welcomed our researchers to the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) in July, when Program Leader Professor Scott...
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Preparation continues for Brazil field trials


Eliminar a Dengue: Desafio Brasil (Eliminate Dengue Brazil) is continuing its work in Rio de Janeiro and Niterói, in preparation for field...
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Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) announces Eliminate Dengue partnership in Brazil


Paulo Gadelha, president of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation told a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, that the Foundation would work with the...
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Feasibility study for new project


Following successful trials of the Eliminate Dengue method in Australia the program is about to begin a new project in Brazil. Eliminate Dengue...
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