NIH Official Warns that Zika Virus Could “Hang Around” for 2 Years

A National Institutes of Health official says the end of the Zika virus could still be a year or 2 away, and that Gulf Coast states, besides Florida, are most vulnerable.


FDA Will Likely Release GM Mosquitoes North of Key West

GM modified to fight Zika may soon be released in Florida after the FDA said it believes the creatures are safe for people or the environment.


As the Zika Virus Spreads, Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Become more Real

Biotech firm Oxitec says its genetically modified mosquitoes can help stop the spread of the Zika virus, but there are more risks than guarantees.


First GMO Mosquitoes: Now Oxitec Wants to Release GMO Moths in New York

Creator of genetically modified mosquitoes, Oxitec is going on another venture. Now, the company wants to release GM moths in the U.S. What is going on?!


Risky Business: UK Company Plans to Release GMO Mosquitoes in Panama

Trying to control dengue fever, Oxitec plans to release genetically modified mosquitoes in Panama without running adequate risk assessment tests.


Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Release in the Millions with No Risk Assessment

In case you didn’t know, genetically modified mosquitoes have been unleashed numerous times on planet Earth. Thus far, millions mosquitoes were released in various locations; Cayman Islands, Malaysia, and Brazil. Now, the GM mosquito creator Oxitec may release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the fields of crops, including olives, citrus fruits, cabbage, tomatoes, and cotton.


Wolbachia Mosquitoes Released in Australian Towns – Up to 20,000

Do you remember how some scientists, researchers, and individuals like Bill Gates were trying to release genetically modified mosquitoes into the environment? Well, that endeavor isn’t quite over. Two towns in Northern Australia have recently been gifted with 10-20 thousand genetically modified mosquitoes – almost completely replacing mosquitoes naturally occurring in the outdoors.