April 18, 2021

Oxitec CEO: This is the worst-case scenario for unleashing genetically modified mosquitoes into the wild

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By Lydia Ramsey From Business Insider Public-health officials are doing everything in their power (and budget) to prevent infectious diseases like Zika, yellow fever, and dengue from spreading. But the bugs that transmit those diseases, specifically the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, aren’t entirely easy to control. So as an alternative to insecticides or other mosquito-killing tactics, […]