Progress

Preparations underway for expansion into Nha Trang city in 2017


Eliminate Dengue Vietnam has submitted a proposal to the Vietnam Ministry of Health to expand its trials from Tri Nguyen Island to two pilot sites...
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Eliminate Dengue Vietnam gains support through ongoing engagement with schools


In April 2016, the Eliminate Dengue Project in Vietnam (EDPV) began a cohort study in Nha Trang city.
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Tracking dengue transmission in Nha Trang


In 2015, our Vietnamese team began preparing for the next stage of our research in Nha Trang. This involved monitoring the mosquito population,...
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Research moves to the mainland


The first stage of our research has now begun in Nha Trang, on the south central coast of Vietnam, with the placement of mosquito-monitoring traps across the city.
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Releases complete on Tri Nguyen Island


We have now completed the release of Wolbachia mosquitoes on Tri Nguyen Island, on the south central coast of Vietnam.
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Wolbachia increasing as Vietnam trial continues


After 17 weeks of releasing Wolbachia mosquitoes on Tri Nguyen Island in Vietnam, our monitoring shows that 62% of local Aedes aegypti mosquitoes now carry Wolbachia.
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Early results show promise for Vietnam trial


Our field trial on Tri Nguyen Island in Vietnam is progressing well, with early results showing that 39% of mosquitoes on the island carry the wMel strain of Wolbachia.
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Second Wolbachia field trial begins in Vietnam


Residents of Tri Nguyen Island, on the south central coast of Vietnam, have welcomed the community’s second Eliminate Dengue field trial...
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Planning for next release on Vietnamese island


In September 2013 we completed a release of wMelPop Wolbachia mosquitoes on Tri Nguyen Island, on the south central coast of Vietnam. We have been...
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The Huffington Post: Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes released in Vietnam, with hopes of stopping dengue


By Margie Mason
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ZDF (Germany): Fighting Dengue Fever - as a research assistant in Vietnam



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Last release of wMelPop mosquitoes


We have now completed the last of the scheduled releases of Wolbachia mosquitoes on Tri Nguyen Island. Our latest monitoring, taken on 29th August,...
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VTV2: Eliminate Dengue Vietnam project activities


VTV2 is Vietnam’s primary science and education TV channel
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Wolbachia levels continue to rise


With the continued support of householders on Tri Nguyen Island the first field trial of our Wolbachia method to control dengue in Vietnam is...
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Wolbachia levels increase on Tri Nguyen Island


After 11 weeks of releasing mosquitoes with the wMelPop strain of Wolbachia, our monitoring result indicates 59% of mosquitoes on Tri...
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A promising start to our research in Vietnam


After releasing mosquitoes with the wMelPop strain of Wolbachia once a week for four weeks on Tri Nguyen island our monitoring tells us that over...
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First trial begins in Vietnam


On 3rd April the Eliminate Dengue project in Vietnam began the first trial of the Wolbachia dengue control method in that country. The trial is...
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VIETNAMNET Bridge: Khanh Hoa to release thousands of mosquitoes to island.



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Viet Nam News: Institute launches trial project to stem dengue fever cases


Australian researchers have made a breakthrough that could help curb the spread of dengue fever, a tropical disease which kills thousands of people...
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Mobilisation Workshop, Nha Trang


Following approval by the Ministry of Health in Vietnam (October 2012) and support from residents on Tri Nguyen Island to undertake a trial of the...
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