In this clip from the NEWS TALK with Brandon & Bob on YouTube, we look at the recent EPA approval of Oxitec’s genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquito for release in the Florida Keys.
What is it and how does it work?
What are the criticisms and concerns?
We exam these questions in this short podcast.
The A. aegypti mosquito can transmit viral pathogens like the dengue fever virus, Zika virus, chikungunya virus and the yellow fever virus.
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