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- Nedjati-Gilani, Gemma, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Trends in parasitology 2018 v.34 no.2 pp. 102-113
- Aedes; Wolbachia; bacteria; biological control; burden of disease; dengue; humans; mathematical models; tropics; vaccines; vector competence; vector control
- ... Dengue is the most common arboviral infection of humans, responsible for a substantial disease burden across the tropics. Traditional insecticide-based vector-control programmes have limited effectiveness, and the one licensed vaccine has a complex and imperfect efficacy profile. Strains of the bacterium Wolbachia, deliberately introduced into Aedes aegyptimosquitoes, have been shown to be able to ...