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May 31, 2016, 02:00 ET Oxitec Expands Vector Control Solution in Brazil

Oxitec and Piracicaba City Hall have today finalized their multi-year expansion of the 'Friendly Aedes aegypti Project' to cover an area of 60,000...


May 23, 2016, 07:00 ET Oxitec CEO to Testify Before Congressional Committee on May 25th

Oxitec CEO Hadyn Parry will testify on Wednesday, May 25th at 10:15 a.m. ET before the United States House Committee on Science, Space and Technology ...


May 05, 2016, 10:33 ET Grand Cayman Will Use Oxitec Solution to Suppress Wild Aedes aegypti, the Dangerous Mosquito that Spreads Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya, in an Effort to Help Eliminate These Diseases

Programme follows successful trial of Oxitec's mosquito in Cayman Islands that reduced Aedes aegypti by 96% Oxitec and the Cayman Islands Mosquito...


Apr 13, 2016, 07:00 ET National Health Surveillance Agency of Brazil (Anvisa) to Grant Special Temporary Registration for Oxitec's GE Mosquito

OX513A Fights Primary Mosquito Vector of Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya Viruses The National Health Surveillance Agency of Brazil (Anvisa) announced...


Mar 21, 2016, 07:00 ET World Health Organization (WHO) Issues Positive Recommendation for Oxitec's Self-limiting Mosquito

The World Health Organization (WHO) has posted the conclusions and recommendations of the Vector Control Advisory Group (VCAG) meeting from March...


Mar 11, 2016, 09:15 ET FDA Publishes Preliminary Finding of No Significant Impact on Oxitec's Self-limiting Mosquito

The US Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA-CVM) today released in the Federal Register a preliminary finding of no...


Dec 17, 2015, 12:30 ET House of Lords Recognises the Potential of GM Insects in Seminal Report

The House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee published today the findings of their four month investigation into GM insects with strong ...


Jul 02, 2015, 02:00 ET Oxitec Mosquito Works to Control Aedes aegypti in Dengue Hotspot

Releases of the genetically engineered Oxitec mosquito, commonly known as 'Friendly Aedes aegypti', reduced the dengue mosquito population in an area ...


Jan 27, 2015, 03:30 ET Oxitec's Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes in Panama Pilot Achieve Over 90% Control of the Mosquito Responsible for Outbreaks of Dengue Fever and Chikungunya

Oxitec and the Gorgas Institute in Panama today announce the result of the outdoor pilot of Oxitec OX513A, an engineered strain of the Aedes aegypti...


Jun 23, 2014, 08:02 ET Oxitec Completes Oversubscribed £6.1 Million ($10.2 Million) Fundraising to Commercialise Pioneering Dengue Mosquito Control Technology

Oxitec, a pioneer in the control of insects that spread disease and damage crops, today announced the completion of a £6.1 million ($10.2 million)...


May 30, 2014, 04:00 ET Day 1 for Panama's Newest Pest Control as Gorgas Memorial Institute Recruits Oxitec's GE Mosquitoes to Lead the Fight Against the Dengue Menace

Oxitec's genetically engineered (GE) mosquitoes have taken wing for the first time in Panama, as part of an innovative approach to combatting the...


Jan 28, 2014, 08:41 ET Panamá dice ' Adelante ' para la evaluación de mosquitos GenéticamenteModificados

Panamá ha aprobado la siguiente fase de evaluación para los mosquitos estériles de Oxitec como una nueva herramienta para combatir el mosquito del...


Jan 28, 2014, 04:34 ET Panamá aprova avaliação de mosquito geneticamente modificados

O Panamá aprovou agora a próxima fase de avaliação dos mosquitos estéreis da Oxitec como uma nova ferramenta para combater o mosquito da dengue. O...