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Genetically-modified mosquito plan sparks debate in Florida

Feb 01, 2015 - 11:38 AM

A British company s plan to unleash hordes of genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida to reduce the threat of dengue fever and other diseases sparks an outcry from fearful residents

PROMISE VS DENGUE. In this file photo, a researcher examines transgenic Aedes aegypti mosquitos kept in cages to collect their eggs, at a laboratory of biotech company Oxitec, in Campinas, Brazil, on August 21, 2014. Nelson Almeida/AFP