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[VIDEO] Can Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Save The World From Zika? 

Should we fear the GM mosquitoes? A look at several mosquito-modification projects and the political and cultural pushback they’re facing.

UPDATE: The trial release in the Florida Keys was approved by public referendum, but the Keys Mosquito District now has to seek FDA approval.

Mediasphere

How to combat Zika and protect the environment - at the same time

by Lisa Gross, Ensia

County public health officials in South Carolina weren’t thinking about bees in August, when they realized that four residents in a single town had returned from travel abroad infected with Zika. 213 palabras más

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As the Aedes aegypti mosquito spreads globally, so does the risk of epidemics

http://www.biphoo.com/bipnews/health/aedes-aegypti-mosquito-spreads-globally-risk-epidemics.html #Health http://www.biphoo.com/bipnews/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/As-the-Aedes-aegypti-mosquito-spreads-globally.jpeg As the Aedes aegypti mosquito spreads globally, so does the risk of epidemics
Of all the mosquito species that populate the planet, few have proved themselves more resilient or more deadly to humans than the Aedes aegypti. 11 palabras más

As the Aedes aegypti mosquito spreads globally, so does the risk of epidemics

http://www.biphoo.com/bipnews/health/aedes-aegypti-mosquito-spreads-globally-risk-epidemics.html As the Aedes aegypti mosquito spreads globally, so does the risk of epidemics
Of all the mosquito species that populate the planet, few have proved themselves more resilient or more deadly to humans than the Aedes aegypti. 20 palabras más

Rio fights Zika with biggest release yet of bacteria-infected mosquitoes

In Nature online

by Ewen Callaway

Two South American metropolises are enlisting bacteria-infected mosquitoes to fight Zika, in the world’s biggest test yet of an unconventional yet promising approach to quell mosquito-borne diseases. 554 palabras más

News

Hackathon Launch Event

On October 11th, the diHub hosted the launch event for the DengueHack.org hackathon, taking place on November 25th and 26th.Each Tuesday leading up to the hackathon, you’re welcome to join our meetings at the diHub to discuss the data we’ve gathered and prepare for the hackathon. 800 palabras más

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Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Africa has been Subdued

http://www.newdelhitimes.com/outbreak-of-yellow-fever-in-africa-has-been-subdued123/

Climate change, deforestation etc are partly been suspected as the causes but it’s the lack of awareness among the people to whom sustenance means shelter, water and food. 40 palabras más