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    Cases of Dengue Fever have been cut by almost 80 per cent in a ground-breaking trial that manipulates the blood-sucking mosquitoes that spread it. Researchers at the World Mosquito Program in Indonesia say the approach could control a virus that infects up to 400 million people each year.

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