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Iñaki Iturbe-Ormaetxe et al., 2011, EMBO Reports

This paper reviews recent progress in the use of Wolbachia to control mosquito-borne diseases. The review covers the diseases Wolbachi can prevent, the disease control and transfer processes, molecular genetics of Wolbachia, the effects of Wolbachia on host Aedes aegypti, and the field trial attempts with a discussion on future prospects.