Landmark Trial Successfully Eliminates Invasive, Disease Carrying Mosquito Spreading Dengue, Yellow Fever and Zika

Landmark Trial Successfully Eliminates Invasive, Disease Carrying Mosquito Spreading Dengue, Yellow Fever and Zika

In a first for the Southern Hemisphere, researchers have shown a bacteria can successfully sterilize and eradicate the invasive, disease-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito which is responsible for spreading dengue, yellow fever, and Zika. The breakthrough could support the suppression and potential eradication of Aedes aegypti worldwide. The landmark trial involved releasing three million male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Northern Queensland, […]

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