Bacteria to bite back at mosquitoes


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  • Monday, 31 Oct 2016

PETALING JAYA: A research programme is underway to use a type of bacteria that fights mosquito-borne viruses, including the dengue virus.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the pilot project, which costs RM3.836mil, will be carried out by the Institute of Medical Research (IMR). The programme will be funded by the Wellcome Trust Fund.

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