Combating The Domestic Outbreak of Zika Virus

Zika in South Florida Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the release of genetically engineered mosquitoes in Florida and the state is looking to an experimental study by a British company called Oxitec. The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District, in collaboration with Oxitec, will begin field trials to release genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes as…