Dengue Cases Drop After Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes Released
Dengue Cases Drop After Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes Released
Aedes aegypti infected with Wolbachia—which inhibit transmission of the dengue virus from insect to human—were deployed in Indonesia, Vietnam, Brazil, and Australia.
Dengue Cases Drop After Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes Released
Dengue Cases Drop After Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes Released

Aedes aegypti infected with Wolbachia—which inhibit transmission of the dengue virus from insect to human—were deployed in Indonesia, Vietnam, Brazil, and Australia.

Aedes aegypti infected with Wolbachia—which inhibit transmission of the dengue virus from insect to human—were deployed in Indonesia, Vietnam, Brazil, and Australia.

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<em>T</em><em>he Scientist</em> Speaks Podcast - Episode 2
The Scientist Speaks Podcast - Episode 2
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Feb 26, 2020
The Buzz About Genetically Modified Mosquitoes
Combination Strategy Nearly Eliminates Invasive Mosquitoes in Field
Combination Strategy Nearly Eliminates Invasive Mosquitoes in Field
Abby Olena | Jul 17, 2019
Researchers use two techniques—Wolbachia infection and irradiation—to suppress reproduction in populations of Asian tiger mosquitoes at two study sites in China.
Allele Shows Pyrethroid Resistance&rsquo;s Spread in African Mosquitos
Allele Shows Pyrethroid Resistance’s Spread in African Mosquitos
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 22, 2019
Researchers can now track the expansion of a resistance mechanism that allows the malaria vector Anopholes funestus to detoxify a key insecticide used on bed nets.
Infographic: Fighting Malaria Drug Resistance
Infographic: Fighting Malaria Drug Resistance
Natalie Slivinski | Feb 28, 2019
The parasite that causes malaria has evolved to evade many of the drugs that researchers have developed to fight the tropical disease.
Are We Headed for a New Era of Malaria Drug Resistance?
Are We Headed for a New Era of Malaria Drug Resistance?
Natalie Slivinski | Feb 28, 2019
Plasmodium falciparum has shown an ability to evade everything we throw at it, most recently artemisinin-based combination therapies, today’s front-line treatment.
Study: Gene Drive Wipes Out Lab Mosquitoes
Study: Gene Drive Wipes Out Lab Mosquitoes
Ashley Yeager | Sep 24, 2018
No females were produced after eight generations, causing the population to collapse.
Zika Likes it Warmer than Dengue: Study
Zika Likes it Warmer than Dengue: Study
Anna Azvolinsky | Aug 15, 2018
Climate change may open up new habitats suitable for the virus’s spread.
World First: Human Case of Keystone Virus Identified
World First: Human Case of Keystone Virus Identified
Kerry Grens | Jun 22, 2018
A Florida teenager is the first person with a confirmed infection by the mosquito-borne virus.
Image of the Day: Skeeter Eater
Image of the Day: Skeeter Eater
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Feb 22, 2018
Geckos could help control mosquito-borne diseases, but their effectiveness depends on the environment.