Here’s what we’ve been up to…
BugOut Community Engagement Events
BugOut Clean Up Events
BugOut Community Vector Control Team - Field Operation Days
Reduction in Virgin Gorda’s highest-risk Aedes Aegypti breeding sites
Remove any containers in and around your home (and check for other breeding sites); mosquitoes can lay up to 100 eggs in a small bottle cap!
Protect yourself from mosquitoes; wear long sleeves and long pants and use natural repellent, such as Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus
Share the BugOut message at home, at work and with your neighbors in the community. BugOut needs everyone to take part!
Richard Branson talks BugOut
Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson presents and discussed BugOut on his blog. Here he talks about progress on his Islands, Necker Island and Moskito Island, as well as the ways in which the wider community can get involved with the BugOut program! Check out the full...read more
Grey Frandsen – Reuters Article
BugOut's own Grey Frandsen had an opinion piece published by Reuters that calls for a more aggressive approach to combatting Zika, dengue and other vector-borne diseases. BugOut's advisors, noted recently by Sir Richard Branson, are on the forefront of innovative...read more
Caribbean mourns loss of great leader in Mosquito world
Our thoughts go out to all those who knew Professor Dave Chadee - a great loss to the mosquito community and to our BugOut family. Known to many as “the mosquito man”, Professor Chadee was a renowned Entomologist and Parasitologist, and an expert in vector-borne...read more