NPI making strides in vector control

THE NATURAL PRODUCTS Institute (NPI) at The UWI, Mona has been conducting intensive research on Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that carries the chikungunya, dengue and Zika viruses, to understand putative mechanisms developed by these mosquitoes which makes them resistant to insecticide sprays. Dr Rupika Delgoda, Director of the NPI, told UWIMONA Now that preliminary investigations conducted on the mosquito population in Kingston and St Andrew point to a potential resistance issue within the    ... Read more

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