Florida Keys Delays Vote on Release of 750 Million Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes after Public Outcry

The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD)¬†yesterday delayed its vote on the proposed release of genetically engineered (GE) mosquitoes due to concerns over COVID-19. The decision to delay the vote follows public outcry and scientific dispute over the risks posed to public health and the environment by this experimental release. The approval would have permitted … Continue reading Florida Keys Delays Vote on Release of 750 Million Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes after Public Outcry