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Coalition Against GMO Mosquito Condemns Release of Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes

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ISLAMORADA, Fla., April 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Despite a decade of community opposition, the experimental release of genetically engineered mosquitoes begins today in the Florida Keys. British biotech corporation, Oxitec, in collaboration with the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District, plans to release up to a billion genetically engineered mosquitoes in two phases. GMO Free USA and the Coalition Against GMO Mosquitoes condemn the uncontrolled release and are airing radio spots to educate Florida Keys residents about the health and environmental risks.

New York Times Magazine Explores Lab’s Work With Gene Drives

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CRB-designed facility supports work to remap mosquito genes in fight against infectious disease

The highly complex and scientific battle to contain, treat and one day cure mosquito-borne disease is being waged on groundbreaking fronts. One of them is at a laboratory at the University of California, San Diego, where scientists are working obsessively to re-map arthropod genetics and, ultimately, flip the script on infectious illnesses.

World Malaria Day

“Eddy the Ambassador”, Preventing Malaria Through an Awareness Cartoon
Summary: 
  • 212 million malaria cases worldwide in 2015(1)
  • 90% of malaria cases occur in sub-Saharan African countries(1)
  • 1 child dies from malaria every 2 minutes in this region(1)
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  • 212 million malaria cases worldwide in 2015(1)
  • 90% of malaria cases occur in sub-Saharan African countries(1)
  • 1 child dies from malaria every 2 minutes in this region(1)

Sanofi Pasteur to Leverage Its Strong Vaccine Legacy in Hunt for Zika Vaccine

- Building on the company's successful history in developing vaccines against similar viruses, most recently the introduction of Dengvaxia® against dengue, Sanofi Pasteur is launching a Zika vaccine project -
Press Release

LYON, France, March 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today that it has launched a vaccine research and development project targeting the prevention of Zika virus infection and disease.

Man Versus Mosquito: Steps to Better Prevent and Control malaria

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The parasite that causes malaria has shown it is adept at eluding the human immune system. Will that parasite also outrun the prevention and control efforts of global health organizations, governments, healthcare systems, pharmaceutical companies and communities? We are at a critical time to answer that question.

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