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A new approach identified to control Zika virus, dengue fever

A new approach identified to control Zika virus, dengue fever

Human and cattle decoys trap outdoor-biting mosquitoes in malaria endemic regions

Human and cattle decoys trap outdoor-biting mosquitoes in malaria endemic regions

Insulin-binding protein in fruit flies could help tackle disease-carrying mosquitos

Insulin-binding protein in fruit flies could help tackle disease-carrying mosquitos

Researchers devise a simple way to boost efficacy of malarial TBVs

Researchers devise a simple way to boost efficacy of malarial TBVs

Joint research team discovers potential new treatment for severe malaria

Joint research team discovers potential new treatment for severe malaria

Malaria parasites found to be most infectious during mosquito feeding times

Malaria parasites found to be most infectious during mosquito feeding times

Yellow fever virus can be transmitted via tiger mosquitoes, shows research

Yellow fever virus can be transmitted via tiger mosquitoes, shows research

Understanding mosquitoes’ mating behavior is key for developing vector control strategies

Understanding mosquitoes’ mating behavior is key for developing vector control strategies

UNC researchers receive NIH award to study maternal-fetal transmission of Zika virus

UNC researchers receive NIH award to study maternal-fetal transmission of Zika virus

Immunologist to study how Chikungunya causes devastating effects in older adults

Immunologist to study how Chikungunya causes devastating effects in older adults

Researchers for the first time crash caged populations of malaria vector mosquito

Researchers for the first time crash caged populations of malaria vector mosquito

Health care companies' data could enable more accurate flu season forecasts

Health care companies' data could enable more accurate flu season forecasts

Zika virus could become a weapon against brain cancer

Zika virus could become a weapon against brain cancer

New compound could prevent malaria parasites from maturing inside mosquito

New compound could prevent malaria parasites from maturing inside mosquito

New malaria drug starts clinical trials

New malaria drug starts clinical trials

Scientists receive $2.5 million grant to combat South American-borne deadly disease

Scientists receive $2.5 million grant to combat South American-borne deadly disease

Researchers identify Zika virus proteins with potential to affect brain development

Researchers identify Zika virus proteins with potential to affect brain development

New assay using cellphone cameras developed for testing mosquitos, Wolbachia

New assay using cellphone cameras developed for testing mosquitos, Wolbachia

Scientists build model that predicts how temperature affects spread of Ross River virus

Scientists build model that predicts how temperature affects spread of Ross River virus

Loss of treated bed nets between campaigns may have greater impact on malaria transmission

Loss of treated bed nets between campaigns may have greater impact on malaria transmission