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 health division of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. “It’s affordable, sustainable, and appears to provide protection against Zika, dengue, and a host of other viruses. We’re eager to study its impact and how it can help countries.”