NEWSLETTER June 2013 Brazil trials achieve 96% suppression of the dengue mosquito Oxitec’s innovative approach to pest control has once again proved itself a powerful weapon in the war on the dengue mosquito this week, as Moscamed announced the successful demonstration of Oxitec’s OX513A mosquito in the village of Mandacarú, north-eastern Brazil. Reporting on its [...]
NEWSLETTER February 2013 Brazil: Moscamed gear up for the next phase In December the Brazilian regulatory authority Comissao Tecnica Nacional de Biosseguranca (CTNBio) formally approved the next phase of using Oxitec’s Aedes aegypti product strain, OX513A, to help combat the wild mosquitoes that spread dengue. In this next phase Moscamed will treat the town of [...]
NEWSLETTER November 2012 Brazil update: Community support Following success in two settlements in the Brazilian state of Juazeiro, control of the dengue mosquito Aedes aegypti, by Oxitec in partnership with Brazil’s Moscamed, is expanding to new areas. Step-by-step trials in a neighbourhood of Itaberaba have resulted in effective reduction of the dengue mosquito population. Oxitec’s [...]
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NEWSLETTER July 2012 Moscamed prepares for next phase in the development of Oxitec’s transgenic mosquitoes in Brazil Following successful open release trials in Brazil, Moscamed is now gearing up for the next phase of development in combatting the mosquitoes that spread dengue fever, with the launch of their new mosquito production facility. On Saturday 7 [...]
On the Thursday, July 12 edition of the worldwide broadcast of the Alex Jones Show, Alex welcomes to the show Hadyn Parry, the CEO of Oxitec, a British biotech company. Click here for the full interview.
NEWSLETTER May 2012 Continuing the fight against the dengue mosquito in Brazil Critical to Oxitec’s approach to pest control is the ability to consistently rear large volumes of high quality insects, and this has been the case with our work in Brazil against the dengue vector mosquito, Aedes aegypti. In a partnership between Oxitec, Moscamed [...]