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ICMR to Battle Dengue and Chikungunya with a Bacteria

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is working a new way to tackle dengue and chikungunya with the bacteria- Wolbachia. How does this work? Under the initiative, the ICMR has developed mosquito variant with carrying Wolbachia bacteria. The Wolbachia bacteria inhibit viral infection since the bacteria does not allow the virus to replicate in the ..