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

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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