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Bringing The War On Mozzies with Manulife’s Life Saving Pots

Part of being Singaporean is having to deal with the mozzies – mosquitoes ranging from your typical garden-variety to the more infamous Aedes mosquitoes. With last year’s Zika outbreaks and an increasing number of dengue cases, our sunny island has been looking for new ways to combat the mosquito menace. These range from identifying areas most at risk using data and machine learning, to releasing bacteria-carrying male mosquitoes that mate with females to produce eggs that do not hatch. Now in an effort to prevent illnesses and protect communities, Manulife Singapore has taken an unexpected new step in the fight…