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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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Introducing the World Mosquito Program


Eliminate Dengue has changed over the years. Since launching our research trials in northern Queensland in 2011, we’ve rapidly expanded...
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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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Green light for Colombian expansion


The growth of our project in Colombia comes after promising results from small-scale trials. Following extensive consultation with health...
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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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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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Australian Foreign Minister announces partnership with Sri Lanka


On 20 July 2017, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced a new research partnership between the Eliminate Dengue Program (EDP) and the...
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WHO Vector Control Response highlights critical importance of innovation


Support from WHO member states for innovative technologies in the Global Vector Control Response 2017-2030.  
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Melinda Gates: technology that saves lives


The village of Kricak in Yogyakarta welcomed a special visit in April from Melinda Gates, and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) CEO Sue...
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WHO report highlights importance of self-sustaining Wolbachia method in tackling tropical disease


The Eliminate Dengue Program welcomes a new report released last week by the World Health Organization (WHO) at the Global Partners’ Meeting...
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India joins Australian dengue project


Australia's Eliminate Dengue project is being expanded to India, considered the epicentre of the global dengue epidemic. The project involves...
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Eliminate Dengue global program expands to partner with India


On 7 February 2016, the Eliminate Dengue Program announced a new project to combat dengue and other mosquito-borne viruses in India. The...
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Program Newsletter - Dec 2016


 Follow our research Australia: Aussie science continues to show strong signs of success Brazil: Eliminate Dengue Brazil plans for expansion...
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Preparations underway for expansion into Nha Trang city in 2017


Eliminate Dengue Vietnam has submitted a proposal to the Vietnam Ministry of Health to expand its trials from Tri Nguyen Island to two pilot sites...
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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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Scientists to Deploy Millions of Mosquitoes in Fight Against Zika


“Wolbachia could be a revolutionary form of protection against mosquito-borne disease,” said Dr. Trevor Mundel, president of the global...
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Ambitious experiment plans to release bacteria-bearing mosquitoes at large scale


Researchers have used the bacteria, known as Wolbachia, in trials in places including Australia and Brazil in recent years. But those efforts were...
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Mosquito army released in Zika fight in Brazil & Colombia


Scientists are planning to release an army of millions of modified mosquitoes in areas of Brazil and Colombia.
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Brazil and Colombia to scale up bacterial fight against Zika and dengue


Health authorities in Colombia and Brazil will launch large-scale mosquito-control campaigns using a using naturally occurring bacteria known as...
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Zika trial 'has saved us' Queensland doctor says, as program prepares for major expansion


Australian scientists are preparing for an international expansion of a program, already hailed as a saviour in Townsville, that stops mosquitoes...
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