Heather A. Flores and Scott L. O’Neill

Controlling vector-borne diseases by releasing modified mosquitoes

Nature Reviews Microbiology (2018)

This paper reviews novel mosquito population reduction and population modification approaches with a focus on control methods based on the release of mosquitoes, including the release of Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes and strategies to genetically modify the vector, that are currently under development and have the potential to contribute to a reversal of the current alarming disease trends.

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