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A yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti

Experiment with Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes Backfires in Brazil

An attempt to contain the populations of the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti in ...

Brazil to Produce Close to 20 Million GM Mosquitoes a Month to Fight Dengue

Brazil said it will breed huge numbers of genetically modified mosquitoes to help stop ...

After 3 Decades Absent, Dengue Type 4 Back in Brazil with a Vengeance

Also known in English as breakbone fever, dengue has returned to Brazil lately. The ...

Over 5,000 Cases of Dengue in Rio This Year, a Ten-Fold Increase

In Brazil, the number of cases of dengue officially registered in the metropolitan region ...

Dengues That Had Disappeared for Decades Are Making Comeback in Brazil

Brazil’s minister of Health, José Gomes Temporão, says there is a possibility that dengue ...

In Brasília, Capital of Brazil, Dengue Has Struck Worst Among the Rich

Compared to the same period last year the number of reported cases of dengue ...

Brazilian Scientist Develops in California Technique to Reduce Dengue Mosquitoes

A method developed by a Brazilian researcher at the University of California, Irvine, Dr ...

Five States and Federal District in Brazil Get Dengue Epidemic

Brazil’s Ministry of Health confirmed Thursday, February 18, that at least five states – ...

With 32 Deaths and 40,000 Dengue Cases Bahia Appeals to Brazil Government

Dengue, the mosquito-transmitted disease, which has ravaged Bolivia, Paraguay, North Argentina (and now threatens ...