Vietnam Releases Dengue-Blocking Mosquito

MARGIE MASON Scientist Simon Kutcher, project manager of the Eliminate Dengue Vietnam research program, blood feeds a cage of mosquitoes in a lab in Hanoi, Vietnam. The mosquitoes are being reared with Wolbachia bacteria that works as a natural vaccine to keep them from becoming infected with the virus that… Continue reading

Nicaragua takes aim at Dengue Fever

For those of you traveling to Central America, the fight against Dengue Fever has not eased.  The Asssociated Press released this article about the recent stand that Nicaragua is taking against the disease.  In previous blogs we mentioned the epidemic in Central America and while countries such as Honduras and… Continue reading