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Genetically modified mosquitoes will be used in Panama to control dengue outbreak

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 5:31 EDT
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Panama will try to control a dengue outbreak that has claimed six lives this year by releasing transgenic mosquitoes to render infertile female transmitters of the disease, officials said. Health Ministry director Carlos Galvez told AFP the technique…



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