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Flightless Mosquito Engineered To Fight Dengue

U.S. and British researchers have genetically engineered a strain of flightless mosquito that may help curb the spread of Dengue fever

| February 24, 2010

U.S. and British researchers have genetically engineered a strain of flightless mosquito that may help curb the spread of Dengue fever, a flulike disease that is endemic to over 100 countries and affects tens of millions of people every year.

The researchers, from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) in the US, the University of Oxford and Oxitec Limited in the UK, wrote about their work in a paper published online on 22 February in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, PNAS.

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Source: Medical News Today

 

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