Ferguson NM, Kien DTH, Clapham H, Aguas R, Trung VT, Chau TNB, Popovici J, Ryan PA, O’Neill SL, McGraw EA, Long VT, Dui LT, Nguyen HL, Chau NVV, Wills B, Simmons CP.

Modeling the impact on virus transmission of Wolbachia-mediated blocking of dengue virus infection of Aedes aegypti

Sci. Transl. Med. 7, 279ra37

This paper assesses the vector competence of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that carry the Wolbachia strains wMel and wMelPop. The authors use modelling to predict the impact of Wolbachia-infected Aedes aegypti establishment on dengue virus transmission.

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