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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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Community shows support for next trial


With community support and government approval, our next Australian field trial of the Wolbachia dengue control method is beginning this week, in the Cairns suburbs of Stratford and Freshwater.
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7 News: Resistant mosquitoes may fly in to fight dengue in Australia



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Indonesian trials continue to show promise


We are encouraged to see a high number of mosquitoes carrying Wolbachia in Nogotirto and Kronggahan, approximately four months after we began releasing Wolbachia mosquitoes in these communities.
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Early results show promise for Vietnam trial


Our field trial on Tri Nguyen Island in Vietnam is progressing well, with early results showing that 39% of mosquitoes on the island carry the wMel strain of Wolbachia.
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Preparation continues for Brazil field trials


Eliminar a Dengue: Desafio Brasil (Eliminate Dengue Brazil) is continuing its work in Rio de Janeiro and Niterói, in preparation for field...
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