Dengue control: first citywide deployment of Wolbachia

Researchers have demonstrated the first citywide deployment of deployment Wolbachia, leading to protection from Aedes-transmitted arboviruses – specifically dengue – as a result.

A number of new interventions for the control of disease-carrying mosquitoes require the release of modified mosquitoes into the environment; however, thus far none of these technologies have been scaled up beyond small pilots.

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  1. carriemorgan on

    These disease-carrying mosquitoes should be controlled. They spread disease such as dengue, Malaria, Zika Virus on a larger platform. It is better to be preventive and avoid these mosquitoes from the environment. On an individual level, everyone should avail pest control services. Pest control on a regular basis can help in reducing health risk and diseases. By visiting one can get to know more about pest control services.

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