January 26, 2023

The Editor Speaks: How important and accurate are surveys?

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Last Monday (15) the Cayman Islands government released the results of their Oxitec Opinion Survey. It showed a pretty staggering 69% of residents supported the Friendly Aedes aegypti Project that was launched in West Bay. If one was to read some of the media and listened to one particular call in radio talk show one […]

Cayman Islands: Young Caymanians hired for pioneering mosquito project

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A team of young Caymanians has been hired to work on a pioneering mosquito control project launched earlier this month. The initiative is being rolled out by the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) in collaboration with biotechnology company Oxitec, and aims to combat the dangerous Aedes aegypti mosquito, which carries Zika, dengue and chikungunya. […]