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City-wide trial to begin in Townsville


With government approval and community support, our first city-wide field trial will begin at the end of this month in Townsville, in northern Australia.
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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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You’re invited to a sunset seminar


Eliminate Dengue’s lead scientist, Professor Scott O’Neill, is coming to Townsville for the Museum of Tropical Queensland’s first...
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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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The Economist: Global health - A new challenge



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Nature: Gates Foundation Challenges turn ten



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Program newsletter #8


Follow our research Brazil: First Wolbachia mosquitoes released Australia: Residents sign up for large-scale trial Indonesia: Seeking support for...
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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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Al Jazeera: Brazil launches new fight against dengue fever



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First Wolbachia mosquitoes released in Brazil


The first South American field trial of our Wolbachia method has begun in Brazil, with the initial releases of Wolbachia mosquitoes taking place in Tubiacanga.
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Reuters: Brazil releases dengue-blocking mosquitoes



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BBC News: Brazil releases 'good' mosquitoes to fight dengue fever



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Wolbachia increasing as Vietnam trial continues


After 17 weeks of releasing Wolbachia mosquitoes on Tri Nguyen Island in Vietnam, our monitoring shows that 62% of local Aedes aegypti mosquitoes now carry Wolbachia.
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Joining communities for national celebration


As people across Indonesia gathered to celebrate the country’s Independence Day in August, Eliminate Dengue Indonesia joined the communities...
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The Atlantic: Engineering mosquitoes to spread health



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Students keen to learn about research in Brazil


A throng of post-graduate students welcomed our researchers to the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) in July, when Program Leader Professor Scott...
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Preparation underway for next Yogyakarta trials


As we continue to see promising results in our first Indonesian field trial sites, we are now seeking community support for the release of...
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Program newsletter #7


Celebrating new partnerships New video about our research Brazil: Ongoing engagement during field trials Vietnam: wMel mosquito release begins on...
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Wellcome Trust - a new program partner


We are pleased to announce that the Wellcome Trust will be a new major funding partner for the Eliminate Dengue research program from this August.
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Qweekend: The northern front in the war on dengue



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