Miami releases millions of modified mosquitoes to battle Zika

Miami is releasing millions of male mosquitoes infected with a naturally-occurring bacterium in order to help stop the spread of Zika virus. When the non-biting male mosquitoes mate with wild female mosquitoes, their offspring will not make it to adulthood, driving down the population of these insects which are prone to carrying viruses like Zika, dengue fever and chikungunya.

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