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Use of transgenic Aedes aegypti in Brazil: risk perception and assessment

September 22, 2016

de Andrade PP et al. (2016). Use of transgenic Aedes aegypti in Brazil: risk perception and assessment. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. Article ID: BLT.16.173377. [...]...

Oxitec’s vector control solution – A paradigm shift in mosquito control

April 7, 2016

Effective vector control, and more specifically mosquito control, is a complex and difficult problem as illustrated by the continuing prevalence and spread of mosquito-transmitted diseases globally. Through the responsible engineering of biology Oxitec has developed a paradigm shift in mosquito [...]...

Dispersal of Engineered Male Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes

November 10, 2015

Winskill P, Carvalho DO, Capurro ML, Alphey L, Donnelly CA, McKemey AR (2015). Dispersal of Engineered Male Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9(11): e0004156. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004156 [...]...

Short-term suppression of Aedes aegypti using genetic control does not facilitate Aedes albopictus

October 16, 2015

Gorman K, Young J, Pineda L, Márquez R, Sosa N, Bernal D, Torres R, Soto Y, Lacroix R, Naish N, Kaiser P, Tepedino K, Philips G, Kosmann C, Cáceres L. (2016). Short-term suppression of Aedes aegypti using genetic control does [...]...

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