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Scientists to Deploy Millions of Mosquitoes in Fight Against Zika


“Wolbachia could be a revolutionary form of protection against mosquito-borne disease,” said Dr. Trevor Mundel, president of the global...
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Ambitious experiment plans to release bacteria-bearing mosquitoes at large scale


Researchers have used the bacteria, known as Wolbachia, in trials in places including Australia and Brazil in recent years. But those efforts were...
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Mosquito army released in Zika fight in Brazil & Colombia


Scientists are planning to release an army of millions of modified mosquitoes in areas of Brazil and Colombia.
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Brazil and Colombia to scale up bacterial fight against Zika and dengue


Health authorities in Colombia and Brazil will launch large-scale mosquito-control campaigns using a using naturally occurring bacteria known as...
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Zika trial 'has saved us' Queensland doctor says, as program prepares for major expansion


Australian scientists are preparing for an international expansion of a program, already hailed as a saviour in Townsville, that stops mosquitoes...
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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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