Dengue Mosquito Population Reduced by 79% in Jacobina, Bahia, Using Oxitec Solution

April 10, 2014 A project taking place in Jacobina, Bahia has again shown the effectiveness of the Oxitec OX513A mosquito in reducing the dengue mosquito population. Led by the social organisation Moscamed, the project showed that releases of the genetically modifiedĀ Aedes aegyptimosquitoes (OX513A) reduced by 79% the wild dengue mosquito population after six months. The results obtained in the neighbourhood …