Why is Florida going to release 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes into the wild?

To cope with the invasion of mosquitoes that its territory has suffered for the past ten years, Florida has decided to release more than 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes into the wild from next year. An idea decried by several associations for the defense of the environment. Code name: OX5034. Objective: to reduce the population … Read more

Why Florida will release 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes into the wild

It’s the battle of mosquitoes. The BBC reveals the crazy project approved by Florida on August 20: to release 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes in the Keys, an island chain, in an attempt to stop the spread of Aedes aegypti, an invasive species that takes advantage of standing water to reproduce and has developed resistance … Read more

Florida to release 750 million genetically engineered mosquitoes into the wild

Local authorities in Florida have approved the release of 750 million mosquitoes that have been genetically modified to reduce the mosquito infestation in this region of the United States. The main objective is to reduce the number of mosquitoes carrying diseases such as dengue or the Zika virus. Genetically modified mosquitoes Florida to release 750 … Read more

Florida authorities release 750 million genetically engineered mosquitoes

Rather than insecticides, local authorities in the Keys, an archipelago in southern Florida, on Tuesday approved the release over two years of 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes. The latter’s mission is to fight against the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, carrier of diseases such as Zika, dengue, chikungunya or yellow fever, reports the BBC. Mosquitoes to fight … Read more

750 million genetically modified mosquitoes released in Florida

What if new mosquitoes were released into the wild to overcome mosquito bites? This is the bet of the local authorities of Florida who approved a plan to release 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes in the archipelago of the Keys, as reported CNN . This large-scale action aims to fight against the proliferation of a … Read more

GMO mosquitoes will be released in Florida

Biotech company Oxitec will release millions of genetically engineered mosquitoes in Florida. The goal? Reduce the population of female blood-suckers and disease vectors. Crédits: ekamelev / Pixabay. Soon the population of mosquitoes in the United States will increase drastically… for public health reasons. This year, several cases of dengue were identified in the archipelago of … Read more

In Florida, a family bereaved by the virus does not know how to pay for the hospital

Miami, United States. For 11 years and until the coronavirus crisis broke out, German Amaya he worked at the luxurious Fontainebleau hotel in Miami. But the pandemic It caused him to lose his job, thus his health insurance and, finally, his life. Amaya died in a hospital in Florida, in the southeastern United States, after … Read more

Coronavirus in Florida: After mourning, the painful

A Salvadoran lost his job and his health insurance, before succumbing to Covid-19. Her bereaved family are now awaiting a huge hospital bill. 1 / 4 German Amaya’s family, who lives in Florida, is devastated. AFP After the death of this 55-year-old Salvadoran, who succumbed to Covid-19 after being fired, his relatives will now have … Read more

Video / Waterspout enters land like tornado and causes damage in Florida

Neighbors will see furniture and other objects fly from their patios and gardens. By: EFE 10:28 PM / 19/08/2020 A waterspout formed off the town of Golden Beach (southeastern Florida, USA) took the form of a tornado as it entered the land and caused damage to trees and houses, local television channels reported. Until now, … Read more