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Mauritius: Using Sterile Insect Technique to mitigate mosquito proliferation

Mauritius currently being in the rainy season, which favours the proliferation of mosquitoes in several regions around the island, the Vector Biology and Control Division is presently implementing a Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) project which forms part of the integrated vector management strategy to tackle mosquito-borne illnesses such as dengue and chikungunya.