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Up to 144,000 Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Released in Florida Keys

MARATHON, Fla. April 26, 2021 – The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) and Oxitec, a British biotech company, will begin the first-ever U.S. release of genetically engineered (GE) Aedes aegypti mosquitoes this week. Despite scientific concerns and public outcry over the human health and environment risks, the field trial’s first phase will release up to […]