Aedes aegypti

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Dengue Fever Outbreak on Easter Island
May 24, 2018 | Emily Wolfson

  As of April 29, 2018, 13 cases of dengue fever have been confirmed on Easter Island [1]. The cases are assumed to have been acquired locally, as...

Fifth Dengue Serotype Discovered
Oct 25, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

Mother Nature decided that four serotypes of the dengue virus was not enough, so she threw number five our way. Nikos Vasilakis, PhD of the...

Brazil Rolls Out GM Mosquito Farms
Jul 18, 2012 | Robyn Correll Carlyle

Brazil has opened its first-ever, large-scale genetically modified mosquito farm in an effort to reduce the incidence of dengue fever. The...