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How Infecting Mosquitoes with a Bacterium Could Stop the Zika Virus

A new technology developed in Australia is using a naturally-occuring bacteria to stop mosquitoes from transmitting dengue, and is shown to be effective against Zika as well

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6 HOURS AGO - Fox News

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Bacteria blocks mosquitoes from transmitting Zika, Brazilian study finds

Infecting mosquitoes with a strain of bacteria known as Wolbachia significantly reduced their ability to transmit the Zika virus, Brazilian researchers said on Wednesday, raising hope for this biological method of blocking transmission of the deadly virus.

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18 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Bacteria blocks mosquitoes from transmitting Zika: Brazilian study

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Infecting mosquitoes with a strain of bacteria known as Wolbachia significantly reduced their ability to transmit the Zika virus, Brazilian researchers said on Wednesday, raising hope for this biological method of blocking transmission of the deadly virus. The bacteria has been released in several countries including Australia, Brazil, Indonesia and Vietnam as part of ...

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18 HOURS AGO - MSNBC

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Good Germs Stop Mosquitoes From Spreading Zika

Deliberately infecting mosquitoes with a certain type of bacteria stops them from transmitting Zika virus, a new study finds.

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23 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Wolbachia Bacteria Could Help Stop Mosquitoes Spreading Zika Virus, Study Finds

The Aedes aegypti mosquito, the more abundant of the two species known to spread the Zika virus, are less able to spread the virus if they are exposed to the bacteria, according to a study published today in the medical journal Cell Host & Microbe. The bacteria is already being used on the same mosquitoes as a way to curb ...

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