#Zika

  • Article: Colombian Cities Are Fighting Mosquito-Borne Diseases With This App

    Colombian Cities Are Fighting Mosquito-Borne Diseases With This App

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 16, 2019

    Premise is helping to increase awareness and tackle mosquito breeding grounds. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Hacked Mosquitoes to Help Fight Malaria

    Scientists Hacked Mosquitoes to Help Fight Malaria

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 20, 2019

    Malaria disproportionately affects communities living in poverty. Read more

  • Article: Successful Swarm of 'Special Mosquitoes' Could Tackle 3 Deadly Diseases

    Successful Swarm of 'Special Mosquitoes' Could Tackle 3 Deadly Diseases

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 2, 2018

    A project like this could help put an end to outbreaks of malaria and Zika. Read more

  • Article: Brazil's Infant Mortality Rate Rose for the First Time in Over 25 Years

    Brazil's Infant Mortality Rate Rose for the First Time in Over 25 Years

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|July 18, 2018

    Health experts say the Zika virus outbreak and the economic crisis are to blame. Read more

  • Article: Australian Scientists Just Eliminated 80% of Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes in 3 Towns

    Australian Scientists Just Eliminated 80% of Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes in 3 Towns

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 11, 2018

    Aedes aegypti mosquitoes spread diseases like dengue fever and the Zika virus. Read more

  • Article: Drones Full of Sterile Mosquitoes Are Taking on Zika in Brazil

    Drones Full of Sterile Mosquitoes Are Taking on Zika in Brazil

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 26, 2018

    They're releasing millions of mosquitoes per month. Read more

  • Article: 3 Times the Fight to End Polio Helped Prevent Other Health Emergencies
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    3 Times the Fight to End Polio Helped Prevent Other Health Emergencies

    By Shakira Donovan|Oct. 24, 2017

    Polio eradication efforts are helping to advance the movement for universal health care. Read more

  • Article: This Technology Could Prevent Mosquito-Borne Pathogens

    This Technology Could Prevent Mosquito-Borne Pathogens

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 16, 2017

    “Gene drive” could be the answer to mosquito-borne diseases — or the next biological nightmare. Read more