Wolbachia goes to school

Central School students have become Wolbachia Warriors.
Central School students have become Wolbachia Warriors.

THE Central School in Port Vila was the first school to receive the Wolbachia Warrior kits today.

The students will be taking part for the first time to grow and release Wolbachia aedes aegypti mosquitoes to help fight dengue, chikungunya and Zika viruses.

The handing over was made by the Director of Public Health Len Tarivonda.

“We were so thrilled for the first handing over of our Wolbachia Warrior kits today,” said Mr Tarivonda.

Mr Tarivonda hands over the Wolbachia Warrior kits.
Mr Tarivonda hands over the Wolbachia Warrior kits.

 

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