Mosquitoes containing Wolbachia released in Suva

Ratu Apenisa Loki (left), Australian deputy high commissioner Amy Crago and Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar receive samples of the Wolbachia-carrying mosquitoes before it was released at Tamavua village. Picture: ATU RASEA

FOR the first time in Fiji, mosquitoes containing Wolbachia were released today at Tamavua Village in Suva. According to a statement from the World Mosquito Program (WMP), mosquitoes containing Wolbachia reduces the spread of dengue, chikungunya and Zika viruses. The WMP Fiji and Chief Health Inspector for the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, Dip […]

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