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Daily Mirror
Could this bizarre idea helped stop Zika outbreak in its tracks?A global health emergency has been declared by the World Health Organisation fo
Could this bizarre idea helped stop Zika outbreak in its tracks?
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 hours ago
A global health emergency has been declared by the World Health Organisation following increased reports of the virus. The virus has been linked to multiple birth defects including microcephaly - or shrunken skulls. Brazil has been hit hardest with... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Releasing millions of GM mosquitoes 'could solve zika crisis'Trials in Brazil have already shown that the GM insects can causes populations
Releasing millions of GM mosquitoes 'could solve zika crisis'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 hours ago
Trials in Brazil have already shown that the GM insects can causes populations of the dangerous aedes aegypti mosquito to drop by 90 per cent, and causes of dengue to fall by 99 per cent. In the next few weeks, the Brazilian Health Ministry is... Read more
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New Kerala
War against mosquitoes transmitting Zika attracts applause, controversyMexico City, Feb 6 : Few companies have received as much attention in recent we
War against mosquitoes transmitting Zika attracts applause, controversy
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Mexico City, Feb 6 : Few companies have received as much attention in recent weeks as Oxitec, a British biotechnology company that breeds genetically modified (GM) insects to combat the spread of diseases such as dengue and the Zika virus. Oxitec... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
What it would really take for GMO mosquitoes to solve Zika crisisIn the global rush to find a way to stop the spread of the Zika virus, a new pl
What it would really take for GMO mosquitoes to solve Zika crisis
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
In the global rush to find a way to stop the spread of the Zika virus, a new player has emerged -- a genetically modified mosquito whose developers claim it could be a game-changer. But while initial reports of the mosquito's effectiveness at halting... Read more
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Business Standard India
New weapon to fight the Zika virus: The mosquitoMore than 100,000 of them are dumped from plastic containers out the van's wind
New weapon to fight the Zika virus: The mosquito
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
More than 100,000 of them are dumped from plastic containers out the van's window, and they fly off to find mates Every weekday at 7 am, a van drives slowly through the southeastern Brazilian city of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Are scientists to blame for Zika virus? Researchers released genetically modified mosquitos into Brazil three years ag
Are scientists to blame for Zika virus?
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Researchers released genetically modified mosquitos into Brazil three years ago Didcot-based firm Oxitec genetically modified mosquitoes in 2012 They were released into Brazil to target disease-carrying... Read more
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Orange County Register
New weapon to fight Zika: The mosquitoEvery weekday at 7 a.m., a van drives slowly through the southeastern Brazilian
New weapon to fight Zika: The mosquito
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
Every weekday at 7 a.m., a van drives slowly through the southeastern Brazilian city of Piracicaba carrying a precious cargo — mosquitoes. More than 100,000 of them are dumped from plastic containers out the van’s window, and they fly off to find... Read more
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Island Packet
New weapon to fight Zika virus: the mosquitoEvery weekday at 7 a.m., a van drives slowly through the southeastern Brazilian
New weapon to fight Zika virus: the mosquito
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
Every weekday at 7 a.m., a van drives slowly through the southeastern Brazilian city of Piracicaba carrying a precious cargo – mosquitoes. More than 100,000 of them are dumped from plastic containers out the van’s window, and they fly off to find... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A wacky conspiracy is circulating about Zika and GMOs — and it needs to stopThere's a wacky rumor going around about the Zika virus. A number of articles
A wacky conspiracy is circulating about Zika and GMOs — and it needs to stop
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
There's a wacky rumor going around about the Zika virus. A number of articles cite a Redditor who seems to have jump-started the discussion about GM mosquitoes as a possible reason for the high number of cases in Brazil. Not surprisingly,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A wacky conspiracy is circulating about Zika and GMOs — and it needs to stopThere's a wacky rumor going around about the Zika virus. A number of articles
A wacky conspiracy is circulating about Zika and GMOs — and it needs to stop
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
There's a wacky rumor going around about the Zika virus. A number of articles cite a Redditor who seems to have jump-started the discussion about GM mosquitoes as a possible reason for the high number of cases in Brazil. Not surprisingly,... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Can genetically modified mosquitoes snuff out the Zika virus? Frightening headlines about the spread of the Zika virus are focusing attenti
Can genetically modified mosquitoes snuff out the Zika virus?
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 8 days ago
Frightening headlines about the spread of the Zika virus are focusing attention on a Nasdaq-traded biotechnology company called Intrexon (XON), thanks to its British subsidiary, an Oxford... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Didcot company's malfunctioning mosquitoes will help battle Zika virus in BrazilA DIDCOT disease control firm is breeding malfunctioning mosquitoes to battle t
Didcot company's malfunctioning mosquitoes will help battle Zika virus in Brazil
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
A DIDCOT disease control firm is breeding malfunctioning mosquitoes to battle the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil. Milton Park-based Oxitec will release millions of genetically-engineered male mosquitoes into the native population. When they breed,... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Zika virus concerns grow; what you need to knowThe World Health Organization says the Zika virus is "spreading explosively" an
Zika virus concerns grow; what you need to know
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 9 days ago
The World Health Organization says the Zika virus is "spreading explosively" and will call an emergency meeting of health experts. The meeting to be held on Monday will determine whether Zika should be declared an international health... Read more
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SciDev.net
Brazil hopes to tackle Zika with GM mosquitosThe release of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes whose offspring die before
Brazil hopes to tackle Zika with GM mosquitos
SciDev.net / Posted 10 days ago
The release of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes whose offspring die before they become mature adults has slashed numbers of the insects in a Brazilian city in a state troubled by Zika fever. Several million of the ‘friendly Aedes aegypti’... Read more

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