Sending out bacteria-carrying mosquitoes to protect people from dengue

Journal Reference: A. Reyna-Lara, D. Soriano-Paños, J. H. Arias-Castro, H. J. Martínez, J. Gómez-Gardeñes. A metapopulation approach to identify targets for Wolbachia-based dengue control. Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 2022; 32 (4): 041105 DOI: 10.1063/5.0087435 In Chaos, by AIP Publishing, researchers from Spain, Portugal, and Colombia developed a model the virus. In 2009, … Read more

Dengue detection smartphone tech shows new hope for low-cost diagnostics

Journal Reference: Sarah Helen Needs, Sirintra Sirivisoot, Sophie Jegouic, Tanapan Prommool, Prasit Luangaram, Chatchawan Srisawat, Kanokwan Sriraksa, Wannee Limpitikul, Dumrong Mairiang, Prida Malasit, Panisadee Avirutnan, Chunya Puttikhunt, Alexander Daniel Edwards. Smartphone multiplex microcapillary diagnostics using Cygnus: Development and evaluation of rapid serotype-specific NS1 detection with dengue patient samples. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2022; 16 (4): e0010266 … Read more

COVID-19 restrictions linked to nearly 750,000 fewer dengue cases in 2020

Journal Reference: Yuyang Chen, Naizhe Li, José Lourenço, Lin Wang, Bernard Cazelles, Lu Dong, Bingying Li, Yang Liu, Mark Jit, Nikos I Bosse, Sam Abbott, Raman Velayudhan, Annelies Wilder-Smith, Huaiyu Tian, Oliver J Brady, Simon R Procter, Kerry LM Wong, Joel Hellewell, Nicholas G Davies, Christopher I Jarvis, Ciara V McCarthy, Graham Medley, Sophie R … Read more