Incidence of Dengue Fever in the Caribbean
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Incidence of Dengue Fever in the Caribbean
With the hurricane season upon the Tropics, increased rainfall is inevitable throughout the Caribbean. The end result will be an unwanted upsurge in the breeding of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Dengue Fever. Hundreds of thousands will be sickened by the illness and worse.
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H5N1: Brazil launches production of GM mosquitoes against dengue

H5N1: Brazil launches production of GM mosquitoes against dengue | Incidence of Dengue Fever in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
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Mosquitoes Remade

Mosquitoes Remade | Incidence of Dengue Fever in the Caribbean | Scoop.it
Some scientists believe they can build a better mosquito that fights dengue rather than spreading it. Two kinds of reinvented mosquitoes have been released in field tests, one in the Caribbean and the other in Australia.
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Florida Keys residents resist release of dengue fever-immune ...

Florida Keys residents resist release of dengue fever-immune ... | Incidence of Dengue Fever in the Caribbean | Scoop.it

UK company wants to unleash genetically modified insects in the Keys, but residents fear not enough is known about the insects [by a] British company that has developed a genetically modified mosquito to resist the spread of [Dengue]...

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Mosquitoes and Dengue in Brazil and Key West : The New Yorker

Mosquitoes and Dengue in Brazil and Key West : The New Yorker | Incidence of Dengue Fever in the Caribbean | Scoop.it

There have been some striking developments on the genetically modified mosquito front in the past few days—developments that say a lot about how we might use science to approach diseases like dengue in the future ...

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Playing God: Genna Reed Investigates GM Mosquitoes Released ...

Dengue affects between 50 and 100 million people in the tropics and subtropics each year, causing fever, muscle and joint ache as well as potentially fatal dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome.
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Genetically modified mosquitoes fight dengue fever – Light Years ...

Genetically modified mosquitoes fight dengue fever – Light Years ... | Incidence of Dengue Fever in the Caribbean | Scoop.it

Brazilian health authorities have taken the lead in the fight against dengue fever not with vaccines but rather with mosquitoes. At the start of this week they expanded their program and opened a large-scale mosquito farm...

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