The first modified anti-dengue mosquito factory is born in Brazil –

From Christine Brown Mosquitoes are engineered with a bacterium that limits the insects’ ability to transmit the dengue virus: 5 billion are produced annually The ambitious goal: to build one mosquito factory modified in Brazil to protect the country from dengue disease (and others). The project was baptized Operation Wolbachia and was created by the World Mosquito Program (Wmp), a […]