Posts in tag

Aedes aegypti


Project Wolbachia – Singapore has achieved up to 98 per cent suppression of the urban Aedes aegypti mosquito population and 88 percent fewer dengue cases at existing study sites in Yishun, Tampines, Choa Chu Kang and Bukit Batok towns. From the fourth quarter of 2021, male Wolbachia-carrying Aedes aegypti (Wolbachia-Aedes) mosquitoes will be released in selected residential estates and construction sites within study areas. The aim is …

As of 18 November 2020, there have been 33,844 reported dengue cases this year, with 355 cases reported last week. While this is five times lower than the peak of 1,792 seen in July this year, the weekly number of dengue cases remains high, at about two times more than the number of cases seen …

Project Wolbachia – Singapore at the Yishun and Tampines study sites has kept the Aedes aegypti mosquito populations at levels that pose low dengue risk for more than a year. From July 2020, the National Environment Agency (NEA) will gradually expand releases of male Wolbachia-carrying Aedes aegypti (Wolbachia-Aedes) mosquitoes to the entire Yishun and Tampines Housing and Development Board (HDB) towns. …

The National Environment Agency (NEA) is seeking community support in our collective dengue prevention efforts, as we enter the traditional peak dengue season. 529 dengue cases were reported in the week ending 16 May 2020, higher than the 300 to 400 weekly cases that we have seen for the first four months this year. As we enter the warmer months ahead, the increased risk of higher transmission …

Mr. Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, urged members of the public and stakeholders to stay vigilant and continue their efforts in the fight against dengue. Over 4,000 dengue cases have been reported since the start of this year, which is about double the 2,026 dengue cases reported in the same period in 2019. A key concern …

Dengue cases in 2020 could rise above current levels, as the Aedes aegypti mosquito population and number of dengue cases remain high, amid higher circulation of the less common Dengue virus serotype 3 (DENV-3) in more clusters across the island. The number of dengue cases has increased in the past three weeks, with 345 cases …