August 6, 2016

Freak of nature: FDA approves genetically engineered mosquitoes to combat Zika virus

Genetically engineered mosquitoes have been approved for field trials in Florida by the Food and Drugs Administration, in order to battle the spreading Zika virus. The federal agency says it “will not have significant impacts on the environment.”

Trials have already taken place in Brazil and Panama, but critics argue that female mosquitoes developing a preference for ‘normal’ males could reduce the project’s effectiveness. Read more + video.

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Related,
Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Approved By FDA To Fight Zika In Florida - Huff Post
The FDA just approved genetically modified mosquitoes to fight Zika in Florida - Verge

With FDA approval, GM mosquitoes could join Florida's Zika fight - Reuters
- Zika Psyop to Justify Releasing Millions of Bill Gates' GM Mosquitoes in Florida (video) - Truthstream Media 

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