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Mosquitos to be infected with bacteria in fight against Zika virus


Mosquitoes in two large areas of Brazil and Colombia are to be infected with bacteria that deprive them of the ability to transmit viruses, in an...
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Promising results in the Paris neighbourhood of Bello are paving the way for expansion in 2017


A press conference held on 22 October by Eliminate Dengue Colombia has revealed that after ten months of releases, 90% of the Aedes aegypti...
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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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Awareness raising critical for large scale efficacy study in Yogyakarta city


Dengue is still very much a burden for the people of Yogyakarta. In October this year, the number of dengue cases in Yogyakarta overtook...
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Measuring the impact of Wolbachia in controlling the transmission of viruses


Following recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) and Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) in March and April this year, a...
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Mother Jones: Scientists May Have Found a Way to Stop Zika Cold



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Eliminate Dengue Vietnam gains support through ongoing engagement with schools


In April 2016, the Eliminate Dengue Project in Vietnam (EDPV) began a cohort study in Nha Trang city.
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First release of Wolbachia mosquitoes has commenced in Yogyakarta City


New efforts to control dengue began on August 15, 2016 with the release of mosquitoes containing Wolbachia in the village of Kricak in Yogyakarta...
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Eliminate Dengue Colombia expands field trials into Los Sauces, Maruchenga and Nueva Jerusalén


Eliminate Dengue Colombia is continuing the fight against mosquito-borne viruses in Paris as well as expanding into Los Sauces, Maruchenga and Nueva Jerusalén.
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Tracking dengue transmission in Nha Trang


In 2015, our Vietnamese team began preparing for the next stage of our research in Nha Trang. This involved monitoring the mosquito population,...
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Most mosquitoes in the Paris neighbourhood of Bello now carry Wolbachia


After nearly 3 years working with the community in the Paris neighbourhood of Bello, most Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in the area now carry Wolbachia bacteria.
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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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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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The New York Times: Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes Could Slow Spread of Zika Virus



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Forbes: Smart Science Confirms Wolbachia's Value In Fighting Zika As Well As Dengue



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Minister visits Gadjah Mada University (UGM) to review the success of Wolbachia research in Yogyakarta


Indonesian Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education, M. Nasir has visited Gadjah Mada University (UGM) to review results of the Eliminate Dengue Project (EDP) in Yogyakarta.
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CNN: Stopping Zika - Attacking mosquitoes from within



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Voice of America: Infected mosquitoes enlisted to stop Zika, other diseases



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Tech Times: Australian dengue experts may have the solution to Zika epidemic



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Reuters: In Indonesia, an experiment with bacteria to tackle Zika



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