Bacteria-Laced Mosquitoes Limit Spread of Dengue
Bacteria-Laced Mosquitoes Limit Spread of Dengue
Cases of dengue were greatly reduced in areas of a city where Wolbachia-infected mosquitos were released, according to preliminary data from a field study.
Bacteria-Laced Mosquitoes Limit Spread of Dengue
Bacteria-Laced Mosquitoes Limit Spread of Dengue

Cases of dengue were greatly reduced in areas of a city where Wolbachia-infected mosquitos were released, according to preliminary data from a field study.

Cases of dengue were greatly reduced in areas of a city where Wolbachia-infected mosquitos were released, according to preliminary data from a field study.

mosquito-borne disease
How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Affected Field Research
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Unable to travel to international or remote sites, some researchers are losing critical data.
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Dengue Cases Drop After Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes Released
Dengue Cases Drop After Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes Released
Emily Makowski | Nov 22, 2019
Aedes aegypti infected with Wolbachia—which inhibit transmission of the dengue virus from insect to human—were deployed in Indonesia, Vietnam, Brazil, and Australia.
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.