Genetically engineered mosquitoes to be released in Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU), in partnership with the UK-based firm Oxitec, will be releasing genetically engineered male mosquitoes across Grand Cayman in a new initiative to try and suppress the population of the Aedesaegypti mosquito that spreads a number of viruses, including zika.


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