by Gary Finnegan

Dengue outbreaks are sporadic, unpredictable and highly disruptive. The spread of mosquito-borne diseases poses a major threat to public health. But digital technologies and big data are proving to be ...


Zika virus infection website

Continuously updated with information and resources

The aim of this website is to provide a platform for sharing and developing research priorities, protocols and data capture systems alongside the latest epidemiological and clinical management information about Zika infection. Also in Espanol and Portugues. Read more

‘Dengue mosquito’ populations plummet in Brazil trial

GM mosquito crashes Aedes aegypti

Releasing genetically modified Aedes Aegypti sterile mosquitoes has caused the species’ population to fall by 90% in local trial sites. These results have raised expectations that this novel approach could be used to defeat dengue in combination with traditional vector ... Read more