Florida mosquitoes: 750 million genetically modified insects to be released

20 August 2020 Local officials in Florida have approved the release of 750 million mosquitoes that have been genetically modified to reduce local populations. The aim is to reduce the number of mosquitoes that carry diseases like dengue or the Zika virus. The green-lighting of a pilot project after years of debate drew a swift … Continue reading Florida mosquitoes: 750 million genetically modified insects to be released