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Independent Surveys Reveal Public Support for Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes

July 21, 2016

Across the United States, independent polls indicate that there is strong public support for the use of genetically engineered mosquitoes...

Press release: Oxitec and Piracicaba City Hall Start Downtown Release of Friendly™ Aedes

July 19, 2016

Expanded project begins Tuesday July 19th; São Judas is the first central neighbourhood to receive the mosquito that fights the...

Five Facts You Need to Know about Aedes aegypti

July 14, 2016

In Oxitec’s Five Facts series, we explore the behavioral, biological and environmental characteristics of Aedes aegypti and show what makes...

Dengue fever cases drop 91% in neighbourhood of Piracicaba, Brazil, where Oxitec’s Friendly™ Aedes were released

July 14, 2016

Epidemiological surveillance year ended in July 2016 with 12 cases reported for the disease in CECAP/Eldorado, compared to 133 in...

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