Spillover - Zika, Ebola & Beyond

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Clip | 8m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

Viruses like Dengue, Chickungunya, Yellow Fever, and Zika are spread mosquitoes. To reduce the number of infections, health officials have turned to producing genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes that, when released into the wild, reproduce with wild mosquitoes and cause their offspring to die. This video was produced as an educational resource by HHMI BioInteractive.

Aired: 06/26/18

Rating: NR

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