Floridians Fear ‘Mosquito Apocalypse” Due To “Modification”

NEWS - WWETV Administration


Genetically engineered mosquitoes have arrived in U.S. 20 million ‘modified mosquitoes’ will be released in Florida to help prevent Dengue. But, Florida residents fear a ‘mosquito apocalypse’.

Genetically engineered mosquitoes are an alternative to insecticides, which are used heavily in the United States to control insect populations. This has resulted in the evolution of mosquitoes that are resistant to insecticides.