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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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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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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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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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Pledging support to global well-being


Eliminate Dengue has announced its support of the global goals for sustainable development.
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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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Colombia celebrates first Wolbachia mosquito release


After almost three years work in the laboratories at PECET, University of Antioquia and extensive engagement with the community, the Eliminate...
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Research moves to the mainland


The first stage of our research has now begun in Nha Trang, on the south central coast of Vietnam, with the placement of mosquito-monitoring traps across the city.
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Wolbachia increasing in Yogyakarta sites


Wolbachia is steadily increasing in the mosquito populations of Jomblangan and Singosaren, our most recent field trial sites in Indonesia. 
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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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Students spread the word about Wolbachia


Six Colombian teenagers have taken on the role of ‘teacher’ for a day to share information about the Eliminate Dengue project with their fellow students.
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Community joins release ceremony in Bantul


Community members and local governments welcomed the launch of field trials in the Bantul district of Yogyakarta this week
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Releases complete on Tri Nguyen Island


We have now completed the release of Wolbachia mosquitoes on Tri Nguyen Island, on the south central coast of Vietnam.
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Governor confirms support for Indonesian trials


The Governor of Yogyakarta has again highlighted the importance of Eliminate Dengue Indonesia’s research in Yogyakarta during a meeting with project leaders.
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Melbourne family joins Eliminate Dengue supporters


The Eliminate Dengue research program is receiving support from the Melbourne-based Gillespie Family Foundation.
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Field trial on track in Bungalow and Cairns North


With the support of the local community and government approval, we began field trials in areas of Bungalow and Cairns North in July 2014.
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