Sterile mosquito release leads to 80% population knock-down in Singapore

The National Environment Agency of Singapore released Wolbachia infected male mosquitoes last April in order to suppress the local population. The field study has been a fantastic success with an 80% population reduction achieved in the last nine months. Ary is a member of Singapore’s Dengue Expert Advisory Programme, providing expertise and guidance for the program. Read more about it here.

On the back of this successful trial the program will be expanded to other Dengue hotspots in Singapore