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Researchers master gene editing technique in mosquito that transmits deadly diseases

(Rockefeller University 26 March 2015) Rockefeller University researchers have successfully harnessed a technique, CRISPR-Cas9 editing, to use in an important and understudied species: the mosquito, Aedes aegypti, which infects hundreds of millions of people annually with the deadly diseases chikungunya, yellow fever, and dengue fever. 7 more words

Vector Borne Diseases

Histogram Penderita DBD 28 Maret 2015

Perbaharui data anda. Berikut adalah Histogram Penderita Demam Berdarah Kota Samarinda pada tanggal 28 maret 2015.

Peta interaktif DBD per 28 Maret 2015, dapat di akses disini.. 21 more words

Informasi Umum

Dengue-busting bacteria found in wild mozzies after first trial release

Townsville Bulletin SAMANTHA HEALY  February 04, 2015

RESEARCHERS have confirmed dengue-fighting wolbachia bacteria has been found in Townsville’s wild mosquito population.
It comes after researchers sent aedes aegypti mosquitoes, found in traps around South Townsville, to a laboratory at Monash University earlier this month. 19 more words

Vector Borne Diseases

Researchers Discover Natural Insect Growth Regulators in Plants

Insect growth regulators, or IGRs, are chemicals that are used in some insecticides to control certain insects. Unlike many other insecticides, they are not nerve agents and they generally do not harm adult insects. 254 more words

Entomology News

Asian Tiger Mosquitoes Increasing & Spreading- Chikungunya Implications

Efforts to control populations of the primary vector (Aedes aegypti) of the viruses that cause both Dengue and Chikungunya could  be leading to problems in controlling the populations of another vector capable of transmitting both diseases, … 365 more words

Global Health

Dengue Epidemic in Panama Exceeds Number of Previous Years

Panama, Dec 23.- The reported cases of Dengue in Panama during this 2014 – with a total of 5,164 patients – overcome the numbers of previous years, said today the Department of Epidemiology of the Department of Health (Minsa). 184 more words