Efficacy of Wolbachia-infected mosquito deployments for the control of dengue

@article{Utarini2021EfficacyOW,
  title={Efficacy of Wolbachia-infected mosquito deployments for the control of dengue},
  author={Adi Utarini and Citra Indriani and Riris Andono Ahmad and Warsito Tantowijoyo and Eggi Arguni and Muhammad Ridwan Ansari and Endah Supriyati and Dwi Satria Wardana and Yeti Meitika and Inggrid Ernesia and Indah Nurhayati and Equatori Prabowo and Bekti Andari and Benjamin R. Green and Lauren Hodgson and Zoe Cutcher and Edwige Rancès and Peter A. Ryan and Scott L. O'Neill and Suzanne M. Dufault and Stephanie K. Tanamas and Nicholas P Jewell and Katherine L. Anders and Cameron P. Simmons},
  journal={The New England Journal of Medicine},
  year={2021},
  volume={384},
  pages={2177 - 2186}
}
Background: Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia pipientis (wMel strain) have reduced potential to transmit dengue viruses. Methods: We conducted a cluster randomised trial of deployments of wMel-infected Ae. aegypti for control of dengue in Yogyakarta City, Indonesia. Twenty-four geographic clusters were randomly allocated to receive wMel deployments as an adjunct to local mosquito control measures; or to continue with local mosquito control measures only. A test-negative design… 

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