Category Transgenic

GMO mosquitoes out of control
Transgenic

GMO mosquitoes out of control

After two years of releasing transgenic mosquitoes in Brazil, supposedly to combat the transmission of dengue, the manipulated insects interbred with the locals and prospered, contrary to what the multinational Oxitec claims that sells them. The offspring were transformed into a species of super mosquitoes, which present higher risks to health and the environment than those that already existed before the experiment.

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Transgenic

GMO mosquitoes out of control

After two years of releasing transgenic mosquitoes in Brazil, supposedly to combat the transmission of dengue, the manipulated insects interbred with the locals and prospered, contrary to what the multinational Oxitec claims that sells them. The offspring were transformed into a species of super mosquitoes, which present higher risks to health and the environment than those that already existed before the experiment.
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