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The WMP welcomes AUD$50m funding from the Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust


The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust have awarded AUD$50m to the World Mosquito Program (WMP) over three years, bringing...
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Connecting with community leaders in Medellín


Community leaders have been working with the WMP since 2016 to help disseminate information and answer questions about the implementation of our Wolbachia method in Colombia.
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First releases in Vinh Luong welcomed by community members


In March 2018, the WMP commenced its first releases of Wolbachia carrying mosquitoes on mainland Vietnam. The project is located in Vinh Luong, a community north of Nha Trang, the coastal capital of Khanh Hoa province.
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First mosquitoes with Wolbachia released in the Pacific


The World Mosquito Program, in collaboration with local health authorities and partners, is working to help protect Pacific communities from mosquito-borne diseases, such as Zika, dengue and chikungunya.
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Mexico and New Caledonia join the WMP


We have continued to expand at the World Mosquito Program, with two new countries - Mexico and New Caledonia - signing on to implement our safe and...
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Fast facts about mosquito-borne diseases


Did you know that 40% of the world's population are at risk of contracting dengue fever? Or that the Zika virus was first identified in Ugandan monkeys in 1947?
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WMP's Wolbachia method demonstrated at citywide scale for the first time


Research led by the World Mosquito Program’s Director, Professor Scott O’Neill, has shown for the first time that the WMP’s...
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