Issue Date: March 21, 2016 | Web Date: March 18, 2016
Food & Drug Administration clears way for gene-altered mosquito
A mosquito genetically modified to produce offspring that can’t reproduce is one step closer to being tested in a field trial in the U.S., as part of efforts to stop the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases.
The Food & Drug Administration concluded earlier this month that a planned field trial in Key Haven, Fla., of the OX513A Aedes . . .
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