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Encouraging results in Indonesian trial


The latest results of our first field trials in Indonesia appear promising, with around one third of the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in our release areas carrying Wolbachia.
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Planning for next release on Vietnamese island


In September 2013 we completed a release of wMelPop Wolbachia mosquitoes on Tri Nguyen Island, on the south central coast of Vietnam. We have been...
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Eruption delays release of Wolbachia mosquitoes


As the clean-up of volcanic ash continues across Yogyakarta, we have paused the release of Wolbachia mosquitoes in our Nogotirto and Kronggahan...
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Monitoring begins as Indonesian releases continue


We have now completed our third weekly release of Wolbachia mosquitoes in areas of Nogotirto and Kronggahan. With ongoing community support, we...
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Communities show support for mosquito releases


A field trial has begun this week in the communities of Nogotirto and Kronggahan, in the Sleman district of Yogyakarta. The trial involves...
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Indonesia's first trial begins


With the support of communities and approval from regulators, Indonesia’s first field trial of the Eliminate Dengue method has begun in...
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Last release of wMelPop mosquitoes


We have now completed the last of the scheduled releases of Wolbachia mosquitoes on Tri Nguyen Island. Our latest monitoring, taken on 29th August,...
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Eliminate Dengue in Colombia


In March, with the endorsement of the Municipal Secretary of Health Office in Medellin, the team from the Program for the Study and Control of...
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Wolbachia levels continue to rise


With the continued support of householders on Tri Nguyen Island the first field trial of our Wolbachia method to control dengue in Vietnam is...
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Wolbachia levels increase on Tri Nguyen Island


After 11 weeks of releasing mosquitoes with the wMelPop strain of Wolbachia, our monitoring result indicates 59% of mosquitoes on Tri...
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2013 Annual Meeting held in Indonesia


The eighth annual meeting of the Eliminate Dengue Program was held in Bali, Indonesia from 9-11 May 2013. The meeting was officially opened by Prof...
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A promising start to our research in Vietnam


After releasing mosquitoes with the wMelPop strain of Wolbachia once a week for four weeks on Tri Nguyen island our monitoring tells us that over...
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Project collaborators meet in Yogyakarta


In early May Eliminate Dengue lead scientist, Prof Scott O’Neill traveled to Yogyakarta, Indonesia accompanied by program funding partners...
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First trial begins in Vietnam


On 3rd April the Eliminate Dengue project in Vietnam began the first trial of the Wolbachia dengue control method in that country. The trial is...
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Mobilisation Workshop, Nha Trang


Following approval by the Ministry of Health in Vietnam (October 2012) and support from residents on Tri Nguyen Island to undertake a trial of the...
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Trial to commence on Tri Nguyen Island from April 2013


The Ministry of Health in Vietnam has officially approved a release of Wolbachia Aedes aegypti on Tri Nguyen Island, 2kms from the port of Nha...
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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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MoU signed with the Government of Yogyakarta


On 3rd August 2012 the Governor of Yogyakarta, in a clear show of support for the research project initiated a Memorandum of Understanding...
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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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Indonesian collaboration


In July 2011 the Eliminate Dengue Program entered into a collaboration with Yayasan Tahija (YT) and Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta,...
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