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Can sterile mosquitoes end the scourge of disease?
Posted: 18 July 2017

This is a really interesting experiment by Verily, one of the Google offshoots. The goal is to combat malaria and other mosquito-born diseases by releasing sterile males and thus ultimately reduce the mosquito population.The world is watching with great interest.

20 million sterile mosquitoes to be released in California
18 July 2017
Twenty million sterile male mosquitoes are set to be released across two neighborhoods in Fresno Country, California. This will be the largest mosquito field study ever conducted in the US with an aim of curbing the population of the disease-carrying insect.
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