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First mosquitoes with Wolbachia released in the Pacific


The World Mosquito Program, in collaboration with local health authorities and partners, is working to help protect Pacific communities from mosquito-borne diseases, such as Zika, dengue and chikungunya.
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Mexico and New Caledonia join the WMP


We have continued to expand at the World Mosquito Program, with two new countries - Mexico and New Caledonia - signing on to implement our safe and...
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Fighting mosquito-borne diseases in Fiji


Mosquitoes with Wolbachia have been released for the first time in Fiji, in an effort to significantly reduce the burden of mosquito-borne...
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First adult mosquitoes with Wolbachia released in Port Vila, Vanuatu


The first releases of adult mosquitoes in Port Vila this week marked an important step towards the implementation of the World Mosquito...
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The New Zealand Government joins the fight against dengue fever in Fiji


Mosquito borne-diseases are a health concern for people living in Fiji. In 2017, approximately 2,200 dengue cases were reported in Fiji. Between...
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New Caledonia to protect against mosquito-borne diseases


The WMP is excited to announce that New Caledonia will be the fourth country in the Pacific Islands to join our global initiative to protect communities from mosquito-borne diseases.
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Tackling mosquito-borne diseases in 10 countries


Mosquitoes are prevalent in tropical and sub-tropical areas like the Pacific and Asia. This has led to a long history of mosquito-borne diseases...
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Protecting the Pacific from mosquito-borne diseases


On 12 August, Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop was in Suva to officially launch the Eliminate Dengue Program’s new partnership...
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