Mosquitos

Florida to Release 750 Million Genetically Modified Mosquitos

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The insanely strange news just keeps coming. Apparently scientists have developed a plan to release over 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes into the Florida Keys in 2021 and 2022.  The plan has received final approval from local authorities. However, there has been objection by many local residents and a coalition of environmental advocacy groups. These […]

CDC Extends Zika Travel Caution In More Parts of South Florida

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On Friday August 19, federal health officials advised that all pregnant women and their respective partners hold off on traveling in any part of the tourism hub of Miami-Dade County following an increase in mosquito-born Zika transmission in Miami Beach. This comes just three weeks after officials identified Miami’s Wynwood Art District as a transmission […]

The Growing Fear Of The Spread Of The Zika Virus

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On Friday, June 8 an undisclosed person reportedly with the Zika virus died in Salt Lake City, Utah. Although the exact cause is still being investigated, the individual had concurrent symptoms of the virus including fever, rash and conjunctivitis. According to USA Today, spokesman Benjamin Haynes of the Center for Disease Control states, “…it’s unclear […]