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 Eliminate Dengue program to prepare for trials of the Wolbachia dengue control method in Brazil by mid- 2014.

The media conference was held during the 18th International Congress on Tropical Medicine and Malaria and was also attended by Eliminate Dengue Program Leader Scott O'Neill and Brazil Lead Scientist Luciano Moreira.