Larvae of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, infected with the Wolbachia bacteria which alters the reproductive capability of its host, are seen in a lab in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday. Photo: AFP Larvae of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, infected with the Wolbachia bacteria which alters the reproductive capability of its host, are seen in a lab in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Larvae of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, infected with the Wolbachia bacteria which alters the reproductive capability of its host, are seen in a lab in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Zika virus

Experts infect mosquitoes with bacteria to prevent them spreading the Zika virus

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Larvae of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, infected with the Wolbachia bacteria which alters the reproductive capability of its host, are seen in a lab in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday. Photo: AFP Larvae of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, infected with the Wolbachia bacteria which alters the reproductive capability of its host, are seen in a lab in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Larvae of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, infected with the Wolbachia bacteria which alters the reproductive capability of its host, are seen in a lab in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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