Study: Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Used to Inject Vaccines into Humans

A new study published last month in Science Translational Medicine used 200 mosquitoes to deliver live malaria-causing Plasmodium parasites that had been genetically modified to inject malaria into the arms of human test subjects in a new vaccine trial. Max Barnhart of NPR covered the study last week: The author made it a point to state: “To be clear, Murphy’s not planning to use mosquitoes to vaccinate millions … Continue reading Study: Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Used to Inject Vaccines into Humans