Mosquitoes are helping to fight one of the world’s fastest spreading viruses - this is how

Mosquitoes are helping scientists tackle a lethal virus for which there is no effective vaccine or treatment. Image: Flickr/Laurie Wilson

Victoria Masterson

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A trial in Indonesia by the World Mosquito Program has seen a 77% drop in dengue fever cases Image: World Mosquito Program
Trials using Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes have proved successful in a number of countries. Image: World Mosquito Program

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