Dengue Safe Project

How Wolbachia works

Volunteer with us

The project’s success relies on volunteers. You can help us reduce the spread of mosquito-borne diseases by either hosting egg containers to hatch our dengue-safe mosquitoes or having mosquito monitoring traps at home to track the project's progress.

What kind of mosquito transmits dengue and Zika virus?

What is Wolbachia?

How do Wolbachia work?

Is Wolbachia safe?

Will the bite of a mosquito with Wolbachia hurt more than a normal bite?

Do other animals carry Wolbachia?

What type of Wolbachia do we work with?

How is Wolbachia transferred between mosquitoes?